| Doreen Ryan, 82, of Gandeeville, West Virginia, died Sunday, July 5, 2009, in St. Francis Hospital, Charleston, after an extended illness.|
She was born Monday, August 9, 1926, at Walnut Grove, Roane County, a daughter of the late Grover C. and Minnie M. Bays Alderman. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one daughter, Shelva L. Ryan Evans; and one brother, Dale Alderman.
Mrs. Ryan was a homemaker, mother, and former employee of the First National Bank, Spencer. She was a former member of the Roane County Farm Women and a former member of the Southern States Co-Op Advisory Board. Also, she was a 50-year member of the Wetzel Chapter No. 27, Order of the Eastern Star, Spencer.
Survivors include her husband of 53 years, Lakin F. Ryan of Gandeeville; one son, Stewart F. Ryan of Gandeeville; and two granddaughters, Amber and Courtney Ryan.
A funeral service will be held Thursday, July 9 at 1:00 p.m. in the John H. Taylor Funeral Home, Spencer, with the Rev. Larry Jones officiating. Burial will be in the Gandeeville Cemetery, Gandeeville.
Friends may call Wednesday, July 8 from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.