Quinelle Croft Ryan, age 89, passed away peacefully on October 5, 2022, at Suwannee Valley Care Center in Lake City. Mrs. Ryan was born in Lulu, FL, on March 14, 1933, to the late Nelson and Lillian Cason Croft. She spent most of her life in Lulu except the years she was traveling with her husband while he was in the military. She was a devoted wife and mother who actively participated in whatever organization, club, or team her children were in. Mrs. Ryan was also a faithful member of the Lulu Avent Christian Church and would donate to almost any Christian charity. She is preceded in death by her parents; and her husband John P. Ryan, Sr.
Mrs. Ryan is survived by her children, John P. Ryan, Jr., Sherry (Richard) Shane, Valerie (Michael) Raymond, and Amy (Augustin) Fernandez; 11 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; her brothers, Eulyn Pete (Lois) Croft, Nelson (Sandra) Croft, and James (Julia) Croft; and numerous extended family.
A Celebration of Mrs. Ryan’s life will be held at 11:00am on Tuesday, October 25, 2022, at Mt. Zion/Swift Creek Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Archer-Milton Funeral Home, Lake Butler. 386-496-2008 www.archerfuneralhome.com