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Emma Jane Ryan

August 22, 1929 May 9, 2018
Emma Jane Ryan
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Obituary for Emma Jane Ryan

Emma Jane Ryan age 88 of Webb City, Missouri passed away on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at her home.  She was born on August 22, 1929 in Shelton, Missouri to Oscar Allen and Clara (Carr) Allen.  She was a homemaker and a member of the Jesus Name Gospel Church in Oronogo that she and her husband founded in 2000 and also pastored.  She married Victor Ryan on December 23, 1944 and he preceded her in death on November 27, 2009.  Emma is survived by her sons, James Ryan of Neosho, Missouri, Dan Ryan and wife Dixie of Carterville, Missouri, Tim Ryan and wife Uldine of Carthage, Missouri, Roy Ryan and wife Terri of Ava, Missouri, Tom Ryan and wife Pat of Joplin, Missouri, Nathan Ryan of Mobile, Alabama, Phillip Ryan and wife Donna of Jasper, Missouri; daughters, Mary Forsythe and husband Jerry of Carterville, Missouri, Joanna Sparlin and husband Darrell of Oronogo, Missouri; 27 grandchildren, 52 great grandchildren, and 15 great great grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by a son, John Ryan; a daughter, Catherine Ryan; grandson, Thomas Ryan, Jr.; great granddaughter, Shelby Ball; a sister, Sarah Mansfield; and a brother, William Allen.  The family will be present for a visitation on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Simpson Funeral Home in Webb City.  The funeral service will be held on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 10:00 AM at the Jesus Name Gospel Church on County Road 215 in Oronogo with Pastor Jarod Jones, Minister Tim Ryan, and Pastor Michael Alley officiating.  Burial will follow in Carterville Cemetery.  Services are under the direction of Simpson Funeral Home in Webb City.   Visit for online condolences.

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6:00 PM 5/16/2018 6:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 5/16/2018 7:00:00 PM
Simpson Funeral Home

400 W. Daugherty St.
Webb City, MO 64870

Simpson Funeral Home
400 W. Daugherty St. Webb City 64870 MO
United States





10:00 AM 5/17/2018 10:00:00 AM
Jesus Name Gospel Church

9545 County Road 215
Webb City, Missouri 64870

Jesus Name Gospel Church
9545 County Road 215 Webb City 64870 Missouri
United States

Cemetery Details


Carterville Cemetery Final Resting Place

North Pine St
Carterville, Missouri 64835

North Pine St Carterville 64835 Missouri
United States

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