Doris Irvin Ryan
Irvin Ryan, 77, of Stanardsville, VA passed away on
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at the Harbor at the
Renaissance. She was born on June 12, 1937 in Wythe
County, VA to the late Glen S. and Agnes Hearn
Doris became a funeral director in 1974 and was a
longtime member of the Virginia Funeral Directors
Association. She and her husband, Frank, owned and
operated Ryan Funeral Home in Ruckersville for over
50 years. She was a member of the Stanardsville
United Methodist Church and a charter member of the
Greene County Rescue Squad.
Mrs. Ryan is survived by her daughters, Sharon R.
Meadows of Richmond, Angela R. Jennings and her
husband, Jerry of Lugoff, SC and Sarita R. Powers
and her husband, Warren of Madison.
Additional survivors include her siblings,
Michael W. Irvin and his wife, Regina of Wytheville,
VA, Danny J. Irvin and his wife, Teresa of
Rocksboro, NC and Glenda I. Arnold of Wytheville,
VA; her grandchildren, Theresa D. Eddins, S. Bradley
Durrer, Benjamin R. Durrer, Morgan A. Meadows, Ryan
S. Powers, Camryn T. Powers, Abigail R. Powers,
Kendall L. Powers, and Bethany E. Powers; one great
grandchild, Zane O. Mahoney Eddins and numerous
nieces, nephews, family and friends.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in
death by her husband, Franklin C. Ryan, her infant
son, Anthony “Tony” R. Ryan, and her brother,
Douglas M. Irvin.
The family will receive friends on Saturday,
December 13, 2014 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Ryan
Funeral Home, 12819 Spotswood Trail, Ruckersville,
A funeral service will be held on Sunday,
December 14, 2014 at 2 p.m. at Ryan Funeral Home
with Rev. Chuck Winner officiating.
Interment will follow in
Holly Memorial Gardens
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be
made in her name to the Greene County Rescue Squad,
PO Box 302, Stanardsville, VA 22973, Stanardsville
Fire Dept., PO Box 165, Stanardsville, VA 22973,
Ruckersville Fire Dept., PO Box 789 Ruckersville, V
A 22968 and/or the Dyke Fire Dept., PO Box 9, Dyke,
The family would like to thank the staff of The
Harbor at Renaissance and Medi Hospice for their
compassion and care.
An online guestbook is available at
Ryan Funeral Home of Ruckersville, VA is handling