Paula Ryals

Published 2:55 pm Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Paula J. Ryals, a resident of Bogalusa, passed away on Sunday, July 21, 2019, at Resthaven Living Center at the age of 87. She was born in Honduras on Jan. 25, 1932.

She is survived by her children, Henry and Irma Spears of Honduras, George and Wanda Spears of Bogalusa, Joan Pitari of Metairie, and Robert and Dora Ryals of Kenner. She is also survived by numerous siblings, 14 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and her extended church family.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Robert Ryals; and her parents, Juan Pablo Galvez and Maria De Jesus Baquedano.

Services celebrating Mrs. Ryals’ life will be held in the chapel at Poole-Ritchie Funeral Home and Crematory in Bogalusa. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 24, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and on Thursday, July 25, beginning at 9 a.m. and continuing until the funeral service begins at noon. The Rev. Miguel Rodriguez will officiate.

Interment will follow at Bonnie Cemetery.