Betty J. RYALS Obituary

Date of Death:

Friday, August 7th, 2009

Funeral Home:

Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home
307 South Palm Avenue
Palatka, Florida, UNITED STATES



Betty Jean Payne Ryals, age 84, passed

away, Friday, August 7, 2009 at Haven Hospice Roberts Care Center in

Palatka. She was born in Jessup, GA and lived most of her life in

South Putnam County. She and her family traveled for 22 &1/2 years

supporting her husband as he served in the U.S. Navy. For the last

eight years she enjoyed spending her summers at Buffalo Campground

in Blowing Rock, NC. She was a loyal housewife, mother and a member

of the Eastern Star. She was also a member of Live Oak Golf and

Country Club and First Presbyterian Church of Crescent City.

She was preceded in death by her

husband, William “Bill” Ryals and a son, Freddie Michael Ryals.

She is survived by sons, William “Lee”

Ryals and wife, Alice of Palatka and Kenneth Wayne Ryals of Ft.

Lauderdale, sister, Evelyn Agnew of St. Augustine, 5 grandchildren,

Stacey Johnson and husband, Eric, Kevin Ryals and wife, Katie, David

Ryals and wife, Cindy, Nicole Cope and husband, Troy and Vanessa

Ryals, 3 great-grandchildren, Scott Johnson, Ethan Johnson and

Elizabeth Johnson.

Memorial services will be held at 11:00

AM, Saturday, August 15, 2009 at Trinity United Methodist Church,

1400 Husson Avenue, Palatka, FL 32177 with the Dr. Eugene Maddox

officiating. The family will receive visitors at the church from

10:00 AM Saturday until time of service at 11:00 AM.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests

that memorial donations be made to Haven Hospice Roberts Care

Center, 6400 St. Johns Avenue, Palatka, Florida 32177 or to Trinity

United Methodist Church, 1400 Husson Avenue, Palatka, Florida 32177.

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