Mrs. Betty James Ramsay, 75, of Mt. Olive, born April 3, 1941, and raised in Rankin County, died on June 18, 2016. Visitation will be held Monday, June 20, from 5:00 p.m. - 8 p.m. at Tutor Funeral Home in Magee, MS and again from 9:00 a.m. - 10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 21. Funeral services will follow at 10:00 a.m. at Tutor Funeral Home. Reverend Joe Gardner will officiate, assisted by Dr. David Jussely. Interment will follow in Hopewell Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Mt. Olive, MS.
Mrs. Ramsay was preceded in death by her parents, Elmer and Mary Nell (Calhoun) James and her husband, Charlie Ramsay. She is survived by children, Scott (Regina) Ramsay, Stacey (Tony) Gray; brothers, Bobby James and Randal James; grandchildren, Shawn (Madelyn) Gray, Savannah Gray, Garrett Gray, Jacob (Shonda) Clingon, Jared Clingon and four great-grandchildren.
Betty enjoyed being a farmer’s wife for the 36 years of marriage she shared with Charlie. She was a happy homemaker who enjoyed cooking for family and friends. She was well known as a good listener and friend to many people, young and old. She was a true leader in her church, Hopewell Presbyterian. Her greatest accomplishment was being a caring and giving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother that enjoyed watching her grandchildren grow.
The family asks that in lieu of flowers; please make contributions to the Hopewell Cemetery Fund c/o Lyle Hubbard. 101 Highway 541 Mt. Olive, MS 39119.
Arrangements are entrusted with Tutor Funeral Home of Magee.