RYAN, Mable Hanvey and Melvin passed away together on Tuesday, December 14, 2010.
Mable was preceded by her parents, Thomas Edward and Sarah Tanksley Hanvey. Melvin was preceded in death by his parents, Reno and Viola Noe Ryan. Mable and Melvin are survived by their son, David (Lorilee) Ryan; grandchildren, Dustin Romines, Rachel Ryan (David) Spradling, Whitney Ryan and Courtney Ryan; great-grandchildren, Mackenzie Ryan and Jacob Ryan. Melvin is also survived by sisters, Alice James of Murfreesboro and Annie Ruth Richmond of Nashville. Funeral services for Mable and Melvin will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday, at Charlotte Heights Church of Christ, with Darrell Blankenship officiating. Placement will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Park. Mable and Melvin were faithful members of Charlotte Heights Church of Christ, where Melvin was an elder. Visitation will be Thursday from 4 p.m. till 8 p.m., at Charlotte Heights Church of Christ, 5807 Charlotte Pike, Nashville, TN 37209. Memorials may be made to Charlotte Heights Church of Christ.