Casino 01

Winafae (Gates) Ryan

August 11, 1949 ~ November 10, 2023 (age 74) 74 Years Old

Winafae Ryan Obituary

Winafae Ryan

LEAGUE CITY - Mrs. Winafae Ryan passed from this life Friday afternoon, November 10, 2023, in League City.

Born August 11, 1949, in Huntsville, TX, Mrs. Ryan had been a resident of League City for 10 years, previously of Santa Fe. She worked as a system analyst for UTMB for 20 years. Winafae loved football and also enjoyed sewing, quilting, doing puzzles, playing cards, Skipbo and watching NASCAR.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William Chapman Gates and Nellie (Tullos) Gates; husband, John Joseph Ryan, Jr., brother, Hoover Gates.

Survivors include her daughter, Crystal Dawn Ryan Gates; sisters, Doris Scofelia, Kathy Davis; grandchildren, Hayden Alexander Gates, Josh Montrose, Amber Trahan; special family, Jennifer “JJ” and Steven Myers, Ashley and Brett Eaves, Lacey Hayward.

Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Friday, November 17, 2023, in the chapel of Hayes Funeral Home, with Pastor Joshua McDonald officiating.  Interment will follow at Hayes Grace Memorial Park Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Hayden Gates, Nathan Gates, Steven Myers, Brett Eaves, Alexander Crocker and Herbie Dunlap, Jr.

Visitation with the family will be from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, 10412 Highway 6, Hitchcock, TX (409) 925-3501. 

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Winafae (Gates) Ryan, please visit our floral store.

Friends and family have shared their relationship to show their support.
How do you know Winafae (Gates) Ryan?
We are sorry for your loss.
Help others honor Winafae's memory.


November 16, 2023

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Hayes Funeral Home Chapel
10412 Highway Six
Hitchcock, Texas 77563

Funeral Service
November 17, 2023

2:00 PM
Hayes Funeral Home Chapel
10412 Highway Six
Hitchcock, Texas 77563


© 2023 Hayes Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility