Remembering Jewel Yvonne Ryals Fleming

A visitation for Yvonne Fleming will be held Thursday, August 3rd, from 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM followed by a service at Kilpatrick’s Rose Neath Funeral Home: 943 Polk Street, Mansfield, LA 71052.

Jewel Yvonne Ryals Fleming, 97, passed away on July 28th after doing what she loved, spending the day with her three daughters. Yvonne Fleming was born on April 27, 1926, in Converse, Louisiana to Perry Wesley Ryals and Martha Jewel Wright Ryals. She was one of five children including an older brother and sister and a younger brother and sister.

Yvonne met the love of her life and husband Ray Leon “Cowboy” in Oak Grove before he joined the Navy. They later got married in Corpus Christi, Texas where they began their beautiful life together eventually making their way back to their forever home in Converse, Louisiana.

She was preceded in death by her husband Ray Leon “Cowboy” Fleming, brother Perry Wesley Jr., sister Thessolie Ryals Oliver, and brother Robert Lafitte Ryals.

She is survived by her sister Troy Fern Ryals Rowe, her three daughters Paula Fleming Harvey, Brenda Kay Fleming, Susan Fleming Jackson and son-in-law Willliam “Bill” Goss Jackson, her grandchildren Dr. Robert Case Harvey and wife Dr. Megan Thompson-Harvey, Cody Jackson, Jordan Jackson Barker and husband Kyle Harrison Barker. Yvonne is also survived by a host of nieces and nephews.