Naomi Ryan

RYAN, Naomi, 86, of Weirton, WV, passed away Monday, March 31, 2014, at the Weirton Geriatric Center after a courageous battle with Alzheimers.

She was born Dec. 20, 1927, in Greenwood, WV, the daughter of the late Daniel W. and Ella Ferrebee Doak.

She was also preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, James Ervin Ryan (2005), and all of her siblings.

Naomi was a member of the Weirton Heights Church of Christ.

Surviving are her children, Thomas Ryan (Andrea), Loretta Griffith (Jim), Donald Ryan, Barb Booth (late Butch), Robert Ryan (Laura), Stanley Ryan (Penny), Sheila Sherwood (Michael); 14 grandchildren, 10 great-grand children.

She enjoyed her family greatly and will be sadly missed. She was the happiest gardening, canning, and taking care of her family.

The family would like to thank the staff of the Alzheimer’s unit at the Weirton Geriatric Center for all of their love and care. Thanks also to Valley Hospice, Inc. May God Bless.

Visitation will be Wednesday, April 2, 2014 5-8 p.m. at Steel & Wolfe Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., 380 Penco Road, Weirton, WV where the funeral will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. with Evangelist Steve Smithbauer presiding. Entombment will follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.