Ryan Rochner Summerhill, 38, of Malvern, formerly of Redfield, passed away, Saturday April 21, 2017. Born August 3, 1978 at Pine Bluff. She was a daughter of Lewis Rochner and Karen Pierce-Fletcher. A White Hall High School Alumni, Ryan received an associate's degree from SEARK College Registered Radiologic Technology Program and a Bachelors in Biology from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. Ryan was awarded Miss. Congeniality in the 1998 Miss. White Hall Pageant. She enjoyed training and was an instructor at her father's gym, Roch's Family Fitness. Ryan was an advocate for Safe Haven Shelter and Resource Center. She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Eugene and Sadako Pierce and paternal grandfather, John Rochner. In addition to her parents, Ryan is survived by her twin girls, Lilly Irene and Emma Grace; paternal grandmother, Doris Rochner; siblings, Joseph Ruesewald, Caleb Rochner and Rachel Rochner; step-father, Rod Fletcher; and many other loving family and friends. Memorial Services will be Saturday, April 29, 2 p.m. at Cranford Funeral Chapel of White Hall. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to: Ryan's Hope Trust, c/o Simmons Bank, 1323 Military Rd., Benton, Ark. 72015. Online condolences: CranfordFH.com.
Published April 26, 2017