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Rosa Lee Ryan

Funeral services for Rosa Lee Ryan, 81, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, October 9, 2017 in the Rose Chapel at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.


Mrs. Ryan passed away at 11:05 p.m., Thursday, October 5, 2017 at West Vue Nursing Center.


She was born October 5, 1936, in Howell County, Missouri, to Clyde Wade and Elsie Gunner Wade.  On December 31, 1954, she was married at West Plains, Missouri, to Robert Allen Ryan, who preceded her in death on August 20, 1995.  Mrs. Ryan retired in 1987 from International Shoe Factory.  She enjoyed reading her Bible, Bible crossword puzzles, sewing and loved giving to others.  Mrs. Ryan was of the Pentecostal faith.


She is survived by four children, Leslie Ryan and wife, Eunice, Omaha, Nebraska, Rhonda Martin and husband, Doug, West Plains, Justin Ryan, Dora, Missouri and George Ryan and wife, Wanda, Pomona, Missouri; daughter-in-law, Diana Ryan; fourteen grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; three brothers, Arnold, James and Warren; five sisters, Clydeen, Marylene, Diana, Vonda and Joy;  and numerous nieces and nephews.


Her parents, husband, one son, Bobby and one brother, Lawrence, preceded her in death.


Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Sunday, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.  Burial will be in the Oak Lawn Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to Life Outreach International ( and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.  Online condolences may be expressed at