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Obituary: Ruth Afton Ryan Wayman

Our loving wife, mother, sister, and grandmother passed away June 6, 1999 at her home in West Valley, Utah.

Ruth was born January 12, 1939 to Rose Marrietta and Wallace Nash Ryan of Castle Dale, Utah. She was married to Oscar Don Wayman May 15, 1957; later solemnized in the Manti Temple. Ruth was always at her husband's side at work in the family business. She enjoyed fishing and camping with her family. She was a devoted wife and mother and loved spending time with her grandchildren. Ruth loved and accepted all that she met. She was affectionately called "Mom" and "Grandma" by many people outside her immediate family.Survivors include her husband, Don; five children, Bill (Kaylene), Kearns; Shirlynn (George) Elmer, Grantsville; Brenda, West Valley City; Scott (Judy), West Jordan; Robert (Patty), Taylorsville; 19 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brother, Kenneth (Sally) Ryan, Sterling; sister, MaryLou (Tom) Ott, West Valley City.

Preceded in death by her parents; step-father, Louis D. Bingham; grandson, Eric Ryan Wayman.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 9, 1999, 12:00 noon at the Jordan North 5th Ward, of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, at 3836 West 4100 South. Friends may call Tuesday evening, 6-8 p.m. at McDougal Funeral Home, 4330 South Redwood Road and Wednesday morning at the church, 11:00-11:45 a.m. Interment, Redwood Memorial Estates.

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