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Obituary: RYAN, BARBARA

Barbara Turpin Ryan1933 ~ 2013Barbara Turpin Ryan, age 80, passed away December 6, 2013 in Provo, Utah. Born May 22, 1933 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Welby Lavar Turpin and Flora Etta Bethers Turpin. She retired from the Utah State Division of Rehabilitation Services where she began as a secretary and worked her way up to Provo District Director. She loved spending time with her family, traveling with her daughters, camping with friends and family, and the weekly ritual of Tuesday morning coffee break with her family.She is survived by her children: Kristy Farnsworth, Timothy L. (Ramona) Peay, and Rockie Bennett, 7 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, brother Frank (Ike) Turpin and sister-in-law Shirley Turpin. She was preceded in death by her husband, James and her son M. Dwain Peay.A celebration of her life will be held Thursday, December 12, 2013 at 4:00 p.m. in the Anderson & Sons Mortuary Chapel, 49 East 100 North, American Fork. Friends may call Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. and Thursday from 2:00 p.m.- 3:45 p.m. prior to the service. Please contribute to the celebration by sharing your memories at andersonmortuary.com. All memories will be read during the celebration.