Nellie Ray Ryan

     Nellie Ray Ryan, age 90, of Purgittsville, WV, passed away on Friday, January 2, 2015 at Winchester
Medical Center in Winchester, VA. Born on March 12, 1924 in Hardy County, WV, she was the daughter of
the late Clarence Upton High and Effie Miller High.

She retired from Rockingham Poultry and attended Mt. View Church in Purgittsville.

     She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles F. Ryan, one son, three sisters, and one brother.
She is survived by one sister, Marie Sherman of Woodbridge, VA; one brother, Theodore L. High of
Petersburg, WV; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.


Arrangements are under the direction of Elmore Funeral Home.