November 9, 1984
Mrs. Cecelia Ryan
Mrs. Cecelia Ryan of 1026 W. Belden, 82-year-old licensed funeral
director and former funeral home owner, died Thursday at a Sherman hospital.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in West Hill
Cemetery, conducted by the Rev. James W. Garrard of St. Stephen's Episcopal
Church. Arrangements are by Dannel Funeral Home.
Mrs. Ryan was born in Grand Chain, Ill., a daughter of Luther Matthew
and Edith Billingsley Roach, attended Mouds, Ill., schools and married
James T. Ryan on Nov. 26, 1927, in Mound City, Ill.
A Sherman resident since 1980, Mrs. Ryan spent 41 years in the funeral
home business in Mounds and was a member of the Royal Neighbor Lodge and
St. Mary's catholic Church.
Surviving are her husband, of Mounds; daughters, Mrs. Terri Hase
of Sherman and Mrs. Marsha Watson of Granite City, Ill.; and six grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Wilson N. Jones Hospital Memorial Fund.