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Darla Ryan

January 5, 1971 ~ April 18, 2022 (age 51)


Darla Mae Ryan, 51, of Symsonia passed away on Monday, April 18, 2022, at the Ray & Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center in Paducah.

She worked in the restaurant industry and was of the Baptist Faith. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.

Surviving is her daughter, Ashley (Josh) Smith; seven siblings, James Baker, Dannie Baker, Cathy Bryant, Cindy Mettlen, Melinda Haggard, Lisa Velande, Mike Baker; three grandchildren, Ali Wilson-Smith, Graham Smith, Alyvia Smith; and her mother-in-law, Donna Crouch.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Wanda Jones and Malcom Baker; one son, Charles Rayburn Ryan IV; and two sisters, Violet Hicks and Dana Baker.

Graveside services will be at 11:00am on Friday, April 22, 2022, at Mt. Kenton Cemetery. Burial will follow.

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Lindsey Funeral Home of Paducah is in charge of arrangements.

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Graveside Service
April 22, 2022

11:00 AM
Mount Kenton Cemetery, Paducah

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