DOROTHY ELIZABETH JOYNER RYON, 45, was born on
July 26, 1938 to John Lewis (Ralph) & Willie
Freeman Joyner in Ranger, TX. She had one
sister, Joyce Ann Joyner (RHS-1961) & one
brother, Thomas Earl Joyner (RHS-1963). She
started working for Southwestern Bell Telephone
Co. before she graduated from Ranger High School
in 1956. She worked there several years under
the supervision of Mrs. Neal. She married James
Ryon of Desdemona in February of 1959. They had
two sons, William Ralph Ryon & Rodney Earl Ryon.
Dorothy had three nephews, Bryan Joyner, John
Joyner, Will Jones & one niece, Pamela Jo Jones.
Dorothy worked for Foster Florist in Gorman for
17 years. She loved her family and home. Dorothy
and James and sons lived on their farm in Desdemona
until her death on March 27, 1984.
SON: WILLIAM RALPH RYON, 52, an American Airlines
employee for 28 years, died Feb. 6, 2012, at home,
with burial in Howard Cemetery near Desdemona, TX.
He was born Nov. 24, 1959, in Ranger, TX. Survivors:
brother, Rod Ryon (Kim); three nephews; one niece.