Ryan, Johnnie (Wildwood)

Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Johnnie Ryan, age 97, of Wildwood, died Tuesday morning Oct. 31, 2017 at her residence. She had served in various capacities with the Dade County School System where she retired. She was a member of the Lookout Valley Church of the Nazarene, where she served in multiple positions.

She was preceded in death by her husband Read Ryan and granddaughter Beth Brock.

Surviving include two daughters Carol (Doug) Brock and Myra (Bart) Brannon of Wildwood; sister Freda Seaton of Chattanooga; grandsons Douglas (Gina) Brock of Mulberry, Fl., Danny Brock of Wildwood, Barton (Brittany) Brannon of Chattanooga; granddaughter Tiffany (Seth) Castleberry of Trenton; great-granddaughters Taylor and Rylie Brannon, Paige Castleberry, Brianna Moore, Nathaniel and Megan Brock; great-great-grandchildren Tara, Addison, and Carson.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday Nov. 4 in the chapel with Rev. John Andrus officiating. Interment will follow in Lake Hills Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Friday and noon until service time Saturday at Ryan Funeral Home, Trenton.


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