Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1956

Dorothy Joyner DOROTHY ELIZABETH JOYNER RYON, 45, was born on July 26, 1938 to John Lewis (Ralph) & Willie Freeman Joyner in Ranger, TX. She had one sister, Joyce Ann Joyner (RHS-1961) & one brother, Thomas Earl Joyner (RHS-1963). She started working for Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. before she graduated from Ranger High School in 1956. She worked there several years under the supervision of Mrs. Neal. She married James Ryon of Desdemona in February of 1959. They had two sons, William Ralph Ryon & Rodney Earl Ryon. Dorothy had three nephews, Bryan Joyner, John Joyner, Will Jones & one niece, Pamela Jo Jones. Dorothy worked for Foster Florist in Gorman for 17 years. She loved her family and home. Dorothy and James and sons lived on their farm in Desdemona until her death on March 27, 1984. SON: WILLIAM RALPH RYON, 52, an American Airlines employee for 28 years, died Feb. 6, 2012, at home, with burial in Howard Cemetery near Desdemona, TX. He was born Nov. 24, 1959, in Ranger, TX. Survivors: brother, Rod Ryon (Kim); three nephews; one niece.