Margaret A. Ramsey

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Margaret Lee Abbott Ramsey, 87, of Bedford, died on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, at Runk & Pratt in Lynchburg. She was the wife of the late Albert Harrison Ramsey. Born Feb. 16, 1927 in Bedford County, she was the daughter of the late Lawrence Brown Abbott, Sr. and Ollie Noell Abbott. She is also preceded in death by brothers, Carey Nelson Abbott, Lawrence Abbott, Jr. and Winston Abbott. Margaret retired from the Bedford County Social Services; she was a member of the Jr. Women’s Club and a member of Bedford Baptist Church. Margaret is survived by daughters, Pamela Ramsey Cooter, Susan Ramsey Newton and her husband, Mike; brothers, Ellis, Kenneth, and Kyle Abbott; sisters, Lucille Cowins, Doris Brizendine; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. A Funeral service was held at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, in the Chapel of Tharp Funeral Home with the Rev. Dr. David L. Henderson officiating. Interment followed in Greenwood Cemetery. Those wishing to make memorial contributions please consider Seven Hills Hospice, 2250 Murrell Road, Bldg. B Unit 2, Lynchburg, VA 24501 or The Cure Alzheimer’s Fund Online condolences may be made to the family at Arrangements by Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Bedford, (540)-586-3443.

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Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory
320 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA 24523-1928
(540) 586-3443
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Published in Bedford Bulletin from Mar. 5 to Mar. 6, 2014