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Friday July 22nd, 2011
10:45am - 11:00am

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Friday July 22nd, 2011

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Saturday July 23rd, 2011
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Elizabeth Ramsey

Ms. Elizabeth "Betty" Ramsey, ws born to William and Mary Ramsey in Biloxi, MS. Elizabeth's education began at Our Mother of Sorrows Catholic School. She attended OMS until the high school was closed. She graduated from M.F. Nichols High School and received her college degree from Huston-Tillison College in Austin, TX. She retired from Keesler Air Force Base after 33 years of service where she worked in finace but spent the majority of her work history as a military training instructor. She was a former member of the American Business Women's Association, a life member of the NAACP, and a former member of the Second Liners Mardi Gras Club where she served as secretary for a number of years. Ms. Ramsey was a very active member of Our Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church. She served as a lector, Eucharist Minister, parish council member, altar society, and volunteered to do the weekly church bulletin for many years. After Hurricane Katrina, she relocated to Birmingham, AL and attended Our Lady of Fatima Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, maternal and paternal grandparents, and one sister Claire Marie Edwards. She is survived by her son Keith Allen Ramsey, Birmingham, AL; granddaughter, Kenta Ramsey-McLendon, Gulfport, Gulfport, MS: grandson, Seth William Ramsey, Birmingham, AL; her sister, Carolyn Ramsey-Perry, Biloxi; Two nieces, Catherine Hopkins, Lawrencville, GA; Stephanie Gillespie of Salem, AL; a nephew, Donny Edwards, Decatur, GA; 3 great nieces, 3 great nephews, 2 great-great nephews; one Aunt Olivia McClendon, Los Angeles, CA. Funeral services will begin at 11:00AM Saturday, July 23, 2011 at Our Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church, Biloxi with Visitation 9:00-10:45, Rosary at 10:45. In lieu flowers please make contributions in memory of Elizabeth Ramsey to Our Mother Sorrows Catholic Church, P.O. Box 347, Biloxi, MS 39533. Those unable to attend may view the service live at richmondaugustfh.com. The family has entrusted Ms. Ramsey's final care to the caring professionalism of RICHMOND-AUGUST FUNERAL HOME. (228) 436-6722

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So sorry to hear of Elizabeth's passing. What a beautiful lady she was. My husband use to work for Liz and he adored her. God bless her family. Vickie Teeter Lillington, NC

Vickie Teeter Jan 14 2016 12:00 AM

This is a tribute to my aunt Ms. Elizabeth Ramsey. My aunt was the type of person who was always to make you smile, pick you up when you were down, have a shoulder for you to cry on, and be your best friend. I was fortunate to have 36 years with you and Simone 5 years. We love you and you will never be forgotten.

Stephanie Perry Gillispie Jan 14 2016 12:00 AM

Extending heartfelt sympathy to each of you. Betty was a woman of strength and determination. Ours was a friendship with long roots. The photo of her as my maid of honor has a place of permanent display. Precious memories! My prayer is that God's comforting grace will be with you now and in the days ahead.

Katie Criddell Jan 14 2016 12:00 AM

Keith, Carolyn and Stephanie, My deepest sympathy is with each of you for the loss of your mother, sister and aunt. Be strong and remember keep God first, he will see you through this. Love your cousin Marilyn

Marilyn Sharp Jan 14 2016 12:00 AM

To the Family of Ms Ramsey, I'm so very sorry for your loss. Her passing leaves a void in my heart as well. She is a beautiful lady, friend, co worker. We will miss her dearly.

Diana Floyd Jan 14 2016 12:00 AM

I love you and will miss you always.....nappy..

catherine hopkins Jan 14 2016 12:00 AM