Sally (Wilson) Ryan

Died: Wed., Jul. 31, 2019


5:00 PM Sun., Aug. 04, 2019
Location: Carlisle Christian Church

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Mon., Aug. 05, 2019
Location: Carlisle Christian Church

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Sally Wilson Ryan, 69, wife of Jerald Ryan, passed away Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at the Hospice Care Center at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington.

Born August 10, 1949 in Somerset, Kentucky, she was a 1967 graduate of Nicholas County High School, had worked in tobacco, as a floral designer, a school secretary & a teacher’s aide and was a member of the Carlisle Christian Church, where she was active in the Sonshine Sisters. Sally was truly devoted to her family and home, striving to make it the best it could be through collecting antiques, gardening, doing crafts and hosting family meals.

Also surviving are 3 daughters: Melissa Jones, Rebekah Jones and Jennifer Grigsby, all of Carlisle; a step-daughter, Crystal Lee Ryan, of Nicholasville; her father, Charles Edward Wilson, of Carlisle; a brother, Sam Wilson, of Tell City, Indiana; a sister, Sandra Wilson Durham, of Carlisle; a nephew, Colton Edward Wilson; 7 grandchildren: Ashley Casey, Michaela Elizabeth Shea, Michael Andrew Adkins, Jonathan Clay Adkins, Abram Grigsby, Sawyer Elizabeth Grigsby and Jude Hutson Grigsby; and a great-grandson, Angus Cole "Gus" Wigglesworth.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Margie Ellen Hamm Wilson.

Services will be 11:00 A.M. Monday, August 5, 2019 at the Carlisle Christian Church by Rev. Steve Smith. Burial will follow in the Carlisle Cemetery.

Visitation will be after 5:00 P.M. Sunday at the church.

Charitable donations may be made in Sally's memory to the following organization:

Carlisle Christian Church
242 Locust Street, Carlisle, Kentucky 40311
Tel: 859-289-5266

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Jessica Krall
   Posted Thu August 01, 2019
Sally, you will be missed by all of your friends and family. Enjoy your rest and worship with the Lord and all the family who are now in heaven with you. We will see you again! Love, Jessica

Jenny Hunt Curtis
   Posted Thu August 01, 2019
Heaven gained a beautiful soul. Rest in Piece, Sally. You'll be missed by all.

Kimberly Bullock
   Posted Thu August 01, 2019
Sally was a beautiful person, inside and out! She is someone who you will always remember as being sweet and compassionate. I have known her family for 40 years and I know she will be greatly missed but have faith that she is with her lord and savior! Rest In Peace Sally and May God bless your family, May they find comfort and peace in the days to come and relish in the great memories you have left them with!
Kimberly & James Bullock
& Family

Linda (Vanlandingham) McGray
   Posted Sat August 03, 2019
So very sorry to hear this. A good friend of many years ago, she was remembered as a pleasant looking and acting person. God bless.

Marci Steele
   Posted Sat August 03, 2019

A GARDEN PATH was sent by Marci Steele .

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