Jennifer Leigh Ryan

February 7, 1984 ~ February 2, 2021 (age 36)


Jennifer Leigh England Ryan, of Beckley, WV and a long term resident of CT, was born on February 7, 1984 in Beckley, West Virginia to her parents Benjamin Franklin and Kathy W. (Flint) England.  She passed away unexpectedly on February 2, 2021 in Beckley, West Virginia at the young age of 36.

She leaves behind to cherish her memory her two children Ember Nevaeh Chapman and Ava Levaeh England and their father Christopher Robert Chapman; her parents Benjamin and Kathy England; brother Jason England of Seattle, WA; niece Stormy Wonder England-Craigo; great-niece Serena Rose Craigo; nephew Chance Avatar England of Knoxville, TN; niece Lilliath Jade England; great-niece Sophie Anne.

She is preceded in death by her very best friend Dustin “Dusty” Ellison and her friend Belle of Broughton, CT and many other friends from the 9/11 Tragedy in NY.

Jennifer was a graduate of Independence High School and Finch High School in Connecticut, University of Massachusetts with a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree. Her degrees were in Drama, Public Relations, Marine Biology, English Literature with a minor in Nazi, Germany, Paranormal Investigation, Theology and many others.  Jennifer enjoyed volunteering at the Theatre, food bank, women’s resource center, and helped with the teen suicide hotline.

She was a woman of many faiths and won the National Bible Belt Princess Award In 1996 in Cumberland, VA.  She loved all people and animals and had a wonderful loving heart willing to help anyone.

A Memorial Service celebrating Jennifer’s life will be held on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 11:00 am at Melton Mortuary and Cremation Center.  Words of comfort may be offered to the family at

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