Linda Gail (Jordan) Ryals, age 70, longtime resident of Mobile and Orange Beach, AL passed away on Friday, January 24, 2020. Linda was a self-made successful business woman with long terms careers at Sears in Mobile followed by a successful career at Morgan Stanley in Mobile and Pensacola after moving to Orange Beach, AL two decades ago. She retired from Morgan Stanley as Operations Manager in 2006.
Linda is known and remembered for her love and caring for her family and friends and providing end of life hospice care for several beloved family members. She is known and remembered for her long term close friendships with many beloved residents and friends in Orange Beach and throughout Baldwin County.
Preceded in death by her late husband, Kenneth "Ken" Larry Ryals, father, Archie James Jordan, mother, Annie Lou Jordan, father in-law Allen H. Ryals, mother in-law Vivian Nadine Ryals, brother-in-law, Herman Ryals, brother in-law Raymond Ryals, and step daughter, Sherry Lynn.
Linda is survived by her brothers; Archie James Jordan, Jr., Charles "Chuck" Edward Jordan, granddaughter, Angel Burroughs , nieces, Shannon Ryals, Leigh Ann Laney, Jennifer Anne Jordan, and nephews, Keith Edward Jordan, Chederick B. Jordan and Travis R. Jordan and daughter-in-law, Angie Burroughs.
Visitation will be held at Radney Funeral Home-Mobile on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 from 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m Funeral services will be held in the Oakleigh Chapel at the funeral home beginning at 2:00 p.m. Interment will be held immediately following the chapel services in Mobile Memorial Gardens on Three Notch Road.
Quotation or poem to sum up her life: "if you remember anything of me after I leave this world remember that I loved even when it was foolish. That I cared even when it was unwanted. When my body is gone remember my heart."
A chapel service will be held at 2pm on Wednesday, 01/29/2020 from Radney's Funeral Home on Dauphin Street, followed by a committal service at the grave site.