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Helen Frances Ryan

Tuesday, March 1, 2005

Helen Frances Ryan, 99, of Marshall, died Monday, Feb. 28, 2005, at her home.

Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 2, at Slater City Cemetery. Rev. Robert Sisney will officiate. Friends may call Wednesday morning at Weiker Funeral Home in Slater. Memorials are suggested to the charity of donor's choice.

Born Dec. 22, 1905, in Saline County, she was the daughter of the late Wiliam and Willie Smith Morrison. In 1939, she married Francis P. Ryan, who preceded her in death Dec. 9, 1979. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Slater. She was an elementary teacher in rural Saline County schools for many years and retired from the Marshall public schools after 20 years of service. She had lived in Marshall since 1944, moving from Slater.

Survivors include several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one brother, Bernard Morrison.