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Mary E. Ryan ~ Ashdown, Ark.

Updated: January 4, 2018

Mary E. Ryan, 90, of Ashdown, Ark., passed away Tuesday, January 2, 2018, in Greenbriar, Ark.

She was born February 3, 1927, in Three Rivers, Texas, to Allen and Johnnie Roberson.

Mrs. Ryan was preceded in death by her husband, Curtis Ryan; one son, John Ryan; and two brothers, Bill Roberson and Thomas Roberson.

She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Elizabeth (Libby) and Bill Aitken of Ashdown, Ark.; three granddaughters and two grandsons-in-law, Julie Aitken of Ashdown, Ark., Maree and Kirby Coats of Greenbriar, Ark., and Jeanine and John Justiss of Little Rock, Ark.; great-grandchildren, Madison Kidd and Lily Chauncy of Ashdown, Ark., Carter Coats, Kallen Coats and Clark Coats all of Greenbriar, Ark., and Spencer Pittman and Ivy Justiss of Little Rock, Ark.; two brothers, Cliff Roberson of Midland, Texas and Ted Roberson of Lubbock, Texas; six sisters, Evelyn Smith, Leta Pruitt and Wynell Mitchell of Midland, Texas, Frances McFarland of San Angelo, Texas, Roberta Phillips of Wilton, Calif., and Glenda Coker of Iowa Park, Texas, special nephew, Tim Turk of Ashdown, Ark.; special long time friends, Connie St. Duran, Diane Smith and Rhonda Perkins and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, January 9, 2017, prior to a 1 p.m. service at Madden Funeral Home in Ashdown, Ark., with Ray Cromer and Dick McAnally officiating.

Interment will follow at Ashdown Memorial Gardens under the direction of Madden Funeral Home in Ashdown, Ark.