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Funeral services for Pat Ryel, 94 of Enid, will be Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. in First Assembly of God Church with Reverends Steve and Roger Lance officiating. Burial will follow in Garber Cemetery, Garber, Oklahoma under the direction of Anderson-Burris Funeral Home. Visitation will be Monday evening from 6:00 to 7:00 pm at the funeral home.

Pat was born on May 5, 1923 in Hinton, Oklahoma to Everett and Etha (Hacker) Beck and died on March 8, 2018 with her family by her side in Enid.

She grew up on the family farm east of Hinton. Pat married Curtis Lance in July 1940 and they moved to Grangeville, Idaho in 1945. They had three children. She later married Vernon Cunningham and they had two sons. On May 8, 1965, she married Derrel Ryel and they made their home in Garber, Oklahoma. They owned and operated Garber Car Crushers. They retired and moved to Enid in 1998. Pat was a member of the First Assembly of God Church and enjoyed going to Cowboy Church. She enjoyed traveling, fishing, bowling, playing cards and visiting shutins.

Pat was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Derrel; sons, Terry and Bobby Cunningham; four brothers and four sisters.

She is survived by her children and their spouses, Harold and Beverly Lance, Barbara and Ralph Kroll, all of Enid, Jerry and Georgia Lance of Prescott, AZ; daughter-in-law, Nancy Cunningham of Enid; 11 grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren, and great, great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.

Memorials may be made through the funeral home to First Assembly of God Church Missions. Condolences may be made online at www.andersonburris.com.
Published on March 10, 2018
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