Jill Welch Ramsey TULIA - Jill Welch Ramsey, 79, formerly of Tulia and Plainview, died on Aug. 20, 2013, in Austin after a lengthy illness. She was born on Aug. 22, 1933, in Colorado City, Texas, to L.H. and Beulah Welch. Jill graduated from Post High School in 1950 and Texas Tech in 1953. She was an elementary school teacher in Lubbock before marrying Elwood Ramsey on Aug. 13, 1960. Jill then taught school for more than 30 years in Tulia. After her retirement, she moved to Plainview where she lived until recently. She was a lifelong Baptist. She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, and four siblings, L.H. Welch Jr., Nathan Lee Welch, Aileen Siewert and June Sales. Jill is survived by her son and his spouse, Kenneth and Kelly Ramsey of Pflugerville; grandchildren Erica, Taryn and Ryan; sisters, Twila Meador and Buena Adcock, both of the Fort Worth area; a brother; Leslie Welch of Plainview; and several nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, at Kornerstone Funeral Directors Chapel in Tulia; a visitation will also be at Kornerstone from 6-7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23, 2013. Online condolences may be made at www.kornerstonefunerals.com.
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Published in Plainview Daily Herald from Aug. 22 to Aug. 23, 2013