Kristen Shay Ryan

March 23, 1994 ~ March 29, 2021 (age 27)


“Soon you will read in the newspaper that I am dead. Don't believe it for a moment. I will be more alive than ever before.” - D.L. Moody

Kristen Shay Ryan, passed away March 29, 2021 at her home. She was born March 23, 1994 in Tampa, FL to parents Glenn and Danielle. She graduated from Lake Gibson High School in 2012. A member of the Northside Baptist Church, Kristen loved to sing, she loved to help people, and she truly loved to share Jesus’ love with the children who she taught in her AWANNA Cubbies class.
Left to treasure Kristen’s memory are her parents Glenn Ryan (Cathy) and Danielle Averitt (Mike); her sister Morgan; grandparents Dan and Elaine, Larry and Phyllis, and Janell; her Aunt Shannon (Jeff), Aunt Maureen, Uncle Richard, and Uncle Mike; cousins Leighanne Davis (Jared), Ethan VanWinkle (Veronica), Dustin Ryan (Debbie) and Evan Ryan; her beloved dogs Buddy and Lilly.

A Celebration of Life will be held 11AM on Saturday, April 10, 2021 at the Northside Baptist Church, 3131 Duff Rd., Lakeland, FL 33810

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