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Dr Hilliary Benton "H.B" Ramsour, Jr
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Birth: Jan. 11, 1911
Death: May 28, 2011

Obituary:

Services for H.B. Ramsour Jr., 100, of Dallas, TX, are scheduled for 2:00 pm Wednesday June 1, 2011 at Eubank Funeral Chapel with Rev. Larry Ramsour officiating, under the direction of Eubank Funeral Home, Canton.

Burial will be in Haven of Memories, Canton, TX.

He passed away May 28, 2011 in Dallas, TX.

Dr. Ramsour was born January 11, 1911 in Palestine, TX, to Hilery Benton Ramsour Sr. and Mamie Lee Cook Ramsour.

Dr. H. B. Ramsour, President Emeritus of the Hispanic Baptist Theological Seminary, now the Baptist University of the Americas, in San Antonio, TX, served as the President of the school from 1960 to 1976. Prior to assuming that position he had served twenty-one years as a missionary of the Southern Baptist Foreign Mission Board in Japan, Argentina and Hawaii. Earlier he was pastor in Comanche, Oklahoma and Fort Worth, Texas, and taught high school English in Miles, Texas. A native of Palestine, Texas, he is a graduate of Howard Payne University and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He received an A. B. from Howard Payne and later was awarded a Doctor of Divinity. At Southwestern he earned a Master of Theology and a Doctor of Theology degrees. His mission activities and denominational responsiblities have carried him to more than half of the states and a dozen foreign countries.

Surviving are Wife, Violet E. Ramsour of Blanco, TX, Son, David & Carol Ann Ramsour of Dallas, TX, Daughter, Carolyn & Don Mosley of Comer, GA, Daughter, Jeanne Horne of Honolulu, HI, 7 Grandchildren & 7 Great
 
 
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 Parents:
  Hilliard Benton Ramsour (1882 - 1962)
  Mamie Lee Cook Ramsour (1887 - 1934)
 
 Spouse:
  Vera Mabel Howard Ramsour (1914 - 1985)
 
 Siblings:
  Hilry Lee Ramsour (1909 - 1991)*
  Hilliary Benton Ramsour (1911 - 2011)
  Roy Carlton Ramsour (1912 - 1973)*
  Marquis Ray Ramsour (1924 - 1925)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: He was first married to Vera Mabel Howard. March 31, 1938
 
Burial:
Haven of Memories Cemetery
Canton
Van Zandt County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Shelly Huff
Record added: May 31, 2011
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Thank you for your witness & personal encouragement to my life, Dr. Ramsour. You'll always be near to my heart.
- Zebulon
 Added: Nov. 24, 2012
May your peace be sweet. You did well in this life for others. Blessings to you. (Note: per texas birth he was a year older. Born 1910, but don't think he knew).
- Cousin Loy
 Added: Aug. 24, 2012
 
 
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