Elizabeth Ryals

Seaside resident, 94Elizabeth Ryals, 94, of Seaside, died Monday, Oct. 20, 2003 in Seaside.

Mrs. Ryals was born Dec. 8, 1908 in Summit Hill, Pa., to Robert and May Edwards Hall. She grew up and attended schools in Pennsylvania and Oregon.

She met Harold Ryals in Portland, and they married in February 1927. He died in 1993.

The Ryalses lived in Portland until 1938, when they moved to McMinnville. In 1962 they settled in Seaside.

Mrs. Ryals was a homemaker and mother and supported for her family. She enjoyed knitting and crocheting, and was a great cook, according to family members.

She is survived by two daughters, Kaye Little and Joyce Stewart, both of Seaside; a son, David Ryals of Hermiston; five grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

A private family gathering will be held.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, in care of Hughes-Ransom Cremation & Mortuaries, 220 N. Holladay Drive, Seaside, OR 97138.


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