Ryan May, 16, of Hardy died Sept. 6, 2002, at Eastern Ozarks Regional Health System in Cherokee Village.
Ryan was an 11th-grade student at Highland High School where he was a member of the school band and a member of First Baptist Church in Cherokee Village.
He is survived by his mother and stepfather, Melanie and Dan Evert of Hardy; two brothers, Ethan and Wesley May; two sisters, Jenny Evert and Renee' Preslar; maternal grandmother Mickey and Ted Eassar of North Little Rock, and maternal grandfather Otis and Katherine Preslar of Mountain View; and his paternal grandparents, LeRoy and Vi Evert of Madison, Wis.
The funeral was Sept. 9 at Highland High School gym with Larry White, Bob Fielding and Kevin Hendrix officiating. Ronnie Dye was in charge of the music. Interment was in the Bronaugh Cemetery, north of Hardy.
Pallbearers were Shawn Black, Clayton Orr, Matt Getson, Ashley Shackelford, Ethan May and Wesley May.
Honorary pallbearers was the youth group of First Baptist Church and the Highland Junior Class.
Memorials may be made to the New Beginnings Pregnancy Health Center, P.O. Box 506, Ash Flat, AR 72513, or the Gideons International, P.O. Box 36, Ash Flat, AR 72513.