Emma Hazel Ryan, 88, of Cohutta, GA, passed away on Thursday, December 27, 2012 at her residence.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Ryan II; parents, John H. and Ida Coker; son, Edward (Terry) Ryan; brothers, Roy and Ray Coker; sisters, Alean Coker Carroll and Louise Stephens Livingood; brothers-in-law, Lamar Overton, O.T. Stephens, Don Allred, William Corless, Dewey Townsend; and sisters-in-law, Catherine Coker, Mary Coker, Margie Coker, Louise Tims Coker, and Mollie Townsend.
She is survived by her daughter, Janie Alean Boyce of Cohutta; daughter-in law, Susan Ryan of Winder, GA.; sister, Nellie Overton of Dalton; brothers, Leon Coker of Cohutta, Earl Coker of Chatsworth and George Vernon Coker of Cohutta; grandchildren, Phyllis Ryan, Joseph Ryan, Edward Ryan, Jerald Ryan and Melissa Wilson; great-grandchildren, Madison Taylor, Sydney and Dawson Ryan, Payton and Nicholas Ryan, Jayden and Daniel Wilson, and Olivia Boyce; great-great-grandchildren Elijah and Gabriel Taylor; and many loved nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be held Saturday December 29, at 4 p.m. at Pleasant Grove Chapel of Julian Peeples Funeral Home with Rev. John Bagley officiating. Burial will be at Whitfield Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday, December 29 from 2-4 p.m.
Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to Baptist Haiti Mission, 118 Courtland Rockford, Michigan 49341-1032.
Julian Peeples Funeral Home, Pleasant Grove Chapel, Rocky Face, is in charge of funeral arrangements.