Evelyn Ryan, 85, of Blue Mountain, died Wednesday, July 23, 2014. She was born Jan. 27, 1929 in Waveland the daughter of Jonathan "Dick" and Annie Mae (Rogers) Davis.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Magazine, American Legion Axillary, National Association of Retired Federal Employees "NARFE" and a lifetime member of the VFW. She served as the post master in the Blue Mountain Post Office for many years.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Roland Ryan; one son, Roger Hughes Ryan; and three sisters.
A funeral service was held Saturday, July 26, at First Baptist Church of Magazine with burial at Blue Mountain Cemetery in Blue Mountain under the direction of Booneville Funeral Service.
Survivors are one daughter, Jan (Ryan) Page and husband Larry of Booneville, two sons, Glynn Ryan and wife Fern of Magazine, and Jerry Ryan and wife Heidi of Blue Mountain; six grandchildren, Cody Ryan, Justin Ryan, Jeremy Ryan, Ryan Page, Delania (Ryan) Smith and Amber (Page) Bellew; one sister, Laura Ethel McCourt of Danville; and one brother, Jonathan W. Davis of Fort Smith.
Pallbearers were Justin Ryan, Jeremy Ryan, Glynn Ryan, Jerry Ryan, Larry Page and Dale Smith.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Blue Mountain Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 88, Blue Mountain, AR 72826.
Online guest book www.boonevillefuneralservice.com.