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Helon Johnson "Neenie" Ryals

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Helon Johnson "Neenie" Ryals Notice
RYALS, HELON "NEENIE" JOHNSON, went home to be with her Lord on August 2, 2012 at the HPH Hospice in Dade City, FL.
Helon was born on April 29, 1915 in Wauchula, FL, the first child of Bethel C. Johnson and Ruby
Johnson Thurmond. Helon graduated from Manatee County Florida High School and attended Business School. She became the Senior Accountant and Treasurer and retired from the Citrus Machinery Company in Orlando, FL. Helon and her late husband Marvin C. Ryals of Warner Robbins, GA were married on December 6, 1941.
Marvin immediately joined the US Army Air Corps where he served in England with the 8th Air Force. After his service in World War II, he returned to Orlando where they lived for the rest of their lives. They were married for 61 years. Helon, whose nickname is "Neenie" is survived by her brothers, Winston of Atlanta, GA and Hjalma of Dade City, FL. She is also survived by her daughter, Pat Garmany of Apopka, FL; her grandchildren,
Angie Gleason, Ken Garmany, and Ronald Garmany; nine great grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren. A Memorial Service will be held a the First Baptist Church of Central Florida on Wednesday August 8 at 11 AM. The First Baptist Church of Central Florida is located at 700 Good Homes Road, Orlando, FL 32818. In lieu of flowers the family requests gifts be made to HPH Hospice 37445 Clinton Ave., Dade City, FL 33525 or Happy Hour Service Center for the Mentally Handicapped, 202 N. Davis Dr., Warner Robbins, GA 31093.
Published in the Orlando Sentinel on Aug. 7, 2012
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