Betty J. Ramsey

January 14, 1925 ‒ June 10, 2008

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Betty J. Ramsey, age 83, of Beech Street, Mount Vernon, passed away on Tuesday, June 10, 2008 at her home with her family at her side.

She was born on January 14, 1925, in Mount Vernon, to the late Archie and Nellie (O’Rouke) Drope. Betty was a Foster Grandparent at the Mount Vernon Developmental Center and was a member of the Central Church of Christ. She enjoyed playing Bingo and Euchre and being with her family and friends.

She is survived by her son David (Julie) Ramsey of Mount Vernon; two daughters, Linda (Jim) Oswald of Danville, Teresa (Bill) Woodring of Mount Vernon; seven grandchildren, John (Sarah) Ramsey, Cathy Ramsey, Jesse Ramsey, Joe Ramsey, Jordan Ramsey, Teresa (Bill) Woodring, and Jimmy Oswald and nine great grandchildren.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Gillis W. Ramsey; three sons, Roger Ramsey, Gillis Ramsey Jr., George Ramsey; a sister Dorothy McPeek; a step brother Harry Drope and a grandson James Oswald Jr.

Friends may call on Friday, June 13, 2008 at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home from 6:00 – 8:00 PM. A service will be held on Saturday, at the funeral home beginning at 10 AM with Pastor Don Linn officiating. Burial will follow in Mound View Cemetery. The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the Ramsey Family.

Memorial contributions can be made to: Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Rd., Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.

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