Princess Irene Ryan, 86, of Jonesboro, passed away Monday, June 25, 2018 at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House. Mrs. Ryan was born March 27, 1932 in Cash, AR. Princess worked many years as a farmer and then for the Jonesboro Public Schools as a cafeteria worker. She loved sewing and flowers.
Mrs. Ryan was preceded in death by her parents, John Tatum and Loyce (Johnson) Farmer; her husband of 54 years, L.B. Ryan; a sister, Janice Farmer; three brothers, Gary, James and Ernest Tatum.
Survivors include a daughter, Nancy (Ricky) Moore; a grandson, Reed Kappelman; two brothers, Billy Tatum and Gaylon Farmer; and three sisters, Jo Edith (Farmer) Scaggs, Bobbie (Tatum) Lawrence, and Janie (Tatum) Nierstheimer.
Funeral services will be 11 am Friday at Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home, 1900 West Washington Avenue in Jonesboro. Burial will follow at Caldwell Chapel.
Visitation will be 5:30-8 pm Thursday at the funeral home.