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Virginia Ramsey, 85, Taylor Co., KY (1925-2011)

She was a member of a highly regarded Taylor Co., KY, family and of the First United Methodist Church, Campbellsville, KY. She was the widow of Rev. Richard Ramsey, whose death came in 1999. Their marriage endured over 55 years.

Virginia Ramsey, 85, of Campbellsville, KY, died at 7amET, Monday, June 13, 2011 in Campbellsville, KY.

The funeral service will be at 11amET/10amCT, Thursday, June 16, 2011 at the First United Methodist Church, 317 E. Main ST, Campbellsville, KY, by Dr. Bill Davenport, Rev. Ron Young and Dr. Terry Swan. Burial will be in Elk Horn Cemetery. Visitation will be after 5pmET/4pmCT Wednesday, June 15, 2011, at Parrott and Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon AV, Campbellsville, KY and after 9amET/8amCT, at First United Methodist Church.

Virginia Ramsey, 85, Taylor Co., KY (1925-2011)

Virginia Ramsey was the daughter of the late William Frances Dicken and Margaret Arrasmith Dicken. She was born Wednesday, October 7, 1925, in Bath Co., KY. She died Monday, June 13, 2011 in Campbellsville, Taylor Co., KY at the age of 85 years, 8 months, and 6 days.

She professed faith in Christ and was a member of the First United Methodist Church.

She united in marriage to Rev. Richard M. Ramsey September 9, 1944. He preceded her in death November 22, 1999.

She is survived by the following:
  • Two sons: Mike Ramsey and wife, Kathy of Campbellsville, KY; and Dr. Barry W. Ramsey and special friend, Thomas Petitt of Lexington, KY

  • One grandson and one granddaughter: James Richard "J" Ramsey and Michelle Tucker and husband, Frank of Campbellsville, KY

  • Four great-grandchildren

  • One brother and two sisters: John "Jay" Dicken and wife, Mary and Cyrus Dicken and wife, Geve of Lexington, KY; and Sue Ann Calvert and husband, Marvin of Sharpsburg, KY

  • Several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends
She was also preceded in death by one brother and one sister: Frank Stockwell Dicken and Mary Amos Mulcahy.

Expressions of sympathy requested to be donations to the First United Methodist Church Building Fund or Gideon Bibles and may be made at the funeral home.

Parrott and Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon AV, Campbellsville, KY in charge of arrangements.

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