Shirley <I>Austin</I> Ramsey

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Shirley Austin Ramsey

AUSTIN, SC - Mrs. Shirley (Austin) Ramsey, 75 of Union, SC, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, September 27, 2011, at 11:03 PM surrounded by her family and friends after a long illness.

Mrs. Ramsey was born in Union, SC, on May 20, 1936, a daughter of the late Lizzie Ruth Austin. She retired from Conso Products and was a member of New Life Baptist Church where she was a member of the Young at Heart Sunday School Class. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

Mrs. Ramsey is survived by two daughters: Darnell (Ramsey) Ponder (Maxie) of Buffalo, SC, and Tammie (Ramsey) Lovelace (Ted) of Union, SC; a son: Francis Ramsey (Cathy) with whom she made her home; five grandchildren: Tracey T. Bevis (Dennis), Scott Turner (Tonya), Wendy R. Rector (Jack), Julie R. Murphy (Matt), Roman Walker (Emily); eight great-grandchildren: Michael Conejo, Dustin Turner, Trey Bevis, Katie Turner, Reid Bevis, Jay Rector, Eli Rector and Breeland Walker; two step-grandchildren; and four step-great-grandchildren. Mrs. Ramsey was predeceased by a grandson, Jason Ramsey, and a sister, June (Austin) Martin.

Funeral services were held at New Life Baptist Church and were conducted by Rev. Robert Branch. Burial followed in the Rosemont Cemetery of Union, SC.

Mrs. Ramsey's grandsons and great-grandsons served as pallbearers, they were: Scott Turner, Roman Walker, Michael Conejo, Dustin Turner, Roger Turner and Mark Walker. Members of Mrs. Ramsey's Sunday School Class were asked to sit in a group, along with the Staff of Harmony Care Hospice: Rhonda LeMaster, Dianne Kendricks, Allison Williams, Diane Horn and Danny Inman. Honorary Pallbearers were Ricky Wix, Steve Crumbly, Gibby Arthur, Curly Carter and Leo Henderson.

Memorials may be made to Harmony Care Hospice, 708 Duncan ByPass, Suite J, Union, SC 29379.

The family would like to thank Harmony Care Hospice for their loving care and support they gave their mother and grandmother.

The family was at the home of her son and daughter-in-law, Francis and Cathy Ramsey of the Santuck Community in Union, SC.





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  • Find A Grave Memorial 98187234
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Shirley Austin Ramsey (20 May 1936–27 Sep 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 98187234, citing Rosemont Cemetery, Union, Union County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by junebug (contributor 47017300) .