Betty Lou Ryan

Friday, February 8, 2008

Betty Lou Ryan

Mrs. Betty Lou Ryan, 76, of Jacksonville, Ill., died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2008, at Prairie Village Health Care Center in Jacksonville.

Mrs. Ryan was a native of Tullahoma. She worked for 32 years at Illinois School for the Visually Impaired and was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of both the VFW and the American Legion. She loved the St. Louis Cardinals and trips to the casino with family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Lonnie and Ann Holloway Uselton; first husband, Joe Willis Graddy, Sr.; second husband, Robert F. Ryan; and three brothers, Kenneth Brandon and Bob and Hubert Uselton

She is survived by her brother, Leon (Sue) Uselton of Cornersville; sister, Doris Edde of Lewisburg; three sons; three stepsons; one stepdaughter; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Funeral services are Saturday, Feb. 9, at Buchanan & Cody Funeral Home in Jacksonville, Ill., followed by burial at Memorial Lawn Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to any community youth organization. Condolences to the family may be left at