Graveside services for Anna Lou Ryan, 83, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, September 3, 2021 at Howell Valley Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mrs. Ryan passed away at 6:28 p.m., Saturday, August 28, 2021, at her home.
She was born September 12, 1937, at Jonesboro, Arkansas, to Bill Hill and Violet Pentecost Hill. On January 13, 1954, she was married at Orlando, Mississippi, to David Ryan. Anna loved spending time with her family. She enjoyed traveling to different states, tending to her flowers and collecting antiques. Anna loved literature, art, museums and most of all her family.
She is survived by her husband, David Ryan, of the family home; four children, Brenda Hedden and husband, Mark, West Plains, Angee Ryan, West Plains, Sheri Mahan, Nixa, Missouri and Mark Ryan and wife, Threasa, West Plains; eleven grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Her parents and one sister, Dorothy Edwards, preceded her in death.
Memorial contributions may be made to Howell Valley Cemetery and may be left at or mailed to Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, 211 West Main, West Plains, MO 65775.