Irene Gattis Ryan, 88, passed from this life on Sept. 28, 2017.

She was born Feb. 28, 1929 near Paris to Boyd T. and Mollie Vance Gattis. She was preceeded in death by her husband, James Ryan; close companion, Joe Houser; two sisters, Faye Woodward and Ruby Baskin and three brothers, Horace, Idus and Raymond Gattis.

Irene was a born again Christian and had lived a full and happy life. She enjoyed wearing her makeup, jewelry and beautiful clothes everyday.

A memorial service will on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017 at Brotherton Funeral Home Chapel in Paris, officiated by Rev. Tim Hobbs. Cremation under the direction of Brotherton Brothers Funeral Home in Paris.

She is survived by her daughter, Bonnie Jill Rayburn of Tyler, Tex.; two granddaughters; seven great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Boyd T. and Mollie Gattis Logan County Library.

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