Tuza Ann Ryan
April 26, 2009
Funeral for Tuza Ann Ryan, 91, of Hartselle, was Wednesday, April 29, at 1 p.m. at Peck Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Robert Sparkman and Harold Thompson officiating.
Burial was in Mount Zion Cemetery.
Mrs. Ryan died Sunday, April 26, 2009, at Decatur General Hospital. She was born May 14, 1917, in Morgan County to Roy Whitten and Lillian Whitten. She was a life long member of First United Methodist Church in Hartselle, where she taught Sunday School for 70 years, starting with the fourth grade class. She was still teaching a ladies adult class up until about two months before she passed away. She was a faithful member of the Hartselle Tabernacle for most of her life. She retired from Joe Wheeler Electric, where she was a secretary. She was preceded in death by her husband, R.B. Ryan; a brother, Bill Whitten; four sisters, Eliza Whitten, Louella Moore, Gertrude Moore and Wilda Street; and her parents.
She is survived by four nieces, Dorstor Ann Rodgers and husband Steve of Hartselle, Jacquelyn Buoncristiani and husband Larry of West Covina, Calif., Patricia Lawrence and husband Steve of Virginia and Jane Stewart of Birmingham; and four nephews, Ferrell Moore and wife Nita of Fontana, Calif., Douglas Street and wife Dorothy of Decatur, Kenneth Whitten and wife Hannalora of Huntsville and John Stewart of Birmingham.
Pallbearers were Douglas Street, Kenneth Whitten, Jonathon Moore, David Moore, Robert Moore and Donnie Moore.