Mary Eloise (nee Kennedy) Ryals – Running Foxe, passed away Saturday, January 5, 2013 in Creswell, Oregon. She was born April 29, 1930 in Holly, West Virginia.
Mary grew up in Beckley, West Virginia, and enjoyed spending time with her large family. She moved to Elyria in 1953, was a long time resident, and worked at Rigbee’s toy store for many years. After moving from Elyria, she lived in Beckley, West Virginia, and most recently in Coos Bay, Oregon.
She is survived by her daughter, Cynthia (Fred) Ryals Ginter of Grafton; grandson, Jason Ginter of San Diego, California; granddaughter, Elizabeth Ginter of Chicago, Illinois; brother, David Kennedy of Beckley, West Virginia; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Sherry Leigh Ryals; husband, Gerry Running Foxe; parents, William and Goldie (McBride) Kennedy; sisters, Vena Hopkins (William), Margaret Amick (Otis), Ethel Nichols (Carl), Frieda Clere (Clayton), Helen Meadows (Perry), Rebecca Manning (Okey); brothers, William (Marie), George (Irene), and Kendall.
A memorial service will be held in April in Beckley, West Virginia. North Bend Chapel, North Bend, Oregon, handled arrangements.