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Betty Jean Ryals

Betty Jean Ryals, 90, Smyrna, TN went to be with her Lord & Savior July 12, 2020. Born in Franklin, KY to Arnett & Rita Lovelady Anderson. Preceded in death by loving husband Roland J. Ryals, sisters Christine Jarman (James), Linda North (David). Survived by devoted brother Tommy Anderson (“like a sister” Nancy), daughters Karen Stone (John), Connie Jernigan (Glenn), 5 precious grandchildren & 7 adorable great-grandchildren.

Betty represented many qualities of the Probverbs 31 woman, especially vv.27-28. She watched over her household (& others), never idle. Roland respected and adored her. Family & friends witnessed how her faith in God blessed her beyond our imagination.Betty never missed an opportunity to feed someone or offer a glass of sweet tea. She was quick to spot a need & fulfill it best she could. She loved taking care of others. It is only fitting The Lord provided her with the best caregivers at her residence , The Waterford in Smyrna, family & friends.

She will be greatly missed.

Graveside service will be held July 29, 2020 at 9 am. Woodlawn-Roesh-Patton Funeral Home & Memorial, The Field of Honor.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Senior Helpers Education Fund, 109 Holiday Court, D-1, Franklin, TN 37067