|Birth: ||Dec. 25, 1873|
|Death: ||Jun. 29, 1941|
Well Known County Man Passes At Age of 67
Alexander Ramey, son of Thomas and Sarah Ramey, died at his home at Volga, this county, June 29. He was 67 years of age, having been born December 25, 1873. On December 21, 1894, he was united in marriage to Martha Brown, daughter of Henry Brown, now deceased, who were both residents of Johnson County. To this union were born seven children, six boys and one daughter: W. B. Ramey, Ashland; Dallas Ramey, Essenville, Va.: Fairy, Albert, Rube Cleston Ramey and the daughter, Mrs. Dallas Hitchcock, all of Volga. Mr. Ramey was converted in August, 1916, and together with his wife united with the Methodist Church at Cannons Chapel under the preaching of Brother L. D. Rounds. Since the time of his conversion Mr. Ramey has been a very devout and loyal member. He was a man who loved to work in the service of the Lord. He had served as supertendent of the Cannon Chapel Sunday School for 20 years. He took his stand against the wrong and fought for the right.He was faithful in performing his duty. He builded to make the world a better place in which to live. In the passing of Bro. Ramey the Sunday School has lost a faithful superintendent, the church a good member.
The funeral services were conducted at the home. The foregoing obituary was read by Maud Vaughan.Prayer and sermon were delivered by Rev. Millard VanHoose, followed by a talk and prayer by Rev. T. E. Trent. Short remarks were also given by Rev. Harry Salyer.Song service was led by Rev. Trent.
The songs sung by the congregation were: When the Roll Is Called Up Yonder, Amazing Grace, The Home Over There and Will the Circle Be Unbroken. The family of seven children were united at the old home for this sad occasion. Also many other relatives and a host of friends came to pay their last tribute of respect to Mr. Ramey.The body was laid to its last resting place in the Old Ramey Cemetery until the great resurrection morning.
Paintsville Herald Thursday July 10, 1941
Created by: Tonya Sparks
Record added: Mar 07, 2010
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