Patsy Beatty Ryman, 69, of Woodstock, passed away Wednesday April 8, 2015 at her home. The funeral service will be held Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at Trinity-Powder Springs United Church of Christ at Basye. Reverend George Bowers and Randy Whetzel will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Ryman was born December 12, 1945 in Basye, daughter of the late Marvin W. and Lillie Delawder Beatty. She graduated from Stonewall Jackson High School, received her Bachelor’s Degree from Eastern Mennonite and her Master’s Degree from James Madison University. She was a retired school teacher having taught in the Shenandoah County Public School System for over 30 years and was a member of Antioch Church of the Brethren in Woodstock.
Patsy is survived by her husband, Johnny A. Ryman; daughter, Tonya Ryman Crider of Oak Island, NC; one brother, William H. Beatty and wife Sandra of Edinburg; one sister, Shirley Reynard and husband Joe of Woodstock; two grandchildren, Evan W. Ryman and Seth A. Ryman and numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Seth Ryman, Evan Ryman, Jeremy Baker, James Pitcock, Richard Burner and Richard Wetzel.
Honorary pallbearers will be Curtis Delawder, Gary Baker, Jimmy Delawder, Doug Pence, William Beatty Jr., and Harry Windle, Dicky Whetzel, Dallas Delawder, Scott Stickley and Larry Wetzel.
The retired school teachers and her high school classmates will sit as a group.
The family will receive friends Friday from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Dellinger Funeral Home in Woodstock.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, Inc., 420 Neff Ave. Suite 210, Harrisonburg, VA 22801.