Irene Gattis Ryan, 88, died on September 28, 2017. She was born February 28, 1929 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.


A memorial service will be on Saturday, November 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; two granddaughters; seven great-grandchildren.


A special thanks to the staff at Greenhurst Nursing Center for the loving care they gave our precious one-of-a-kind Auntie.


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