Margaret Ellen Ramsey BELMONT - Margaret Ellen Ramsey, 87, went to be with her Lord Saturday morning, June 28, 2014. She was lifelong resident of Belmont, born April 24, 1927, to the late Ephraim Winslow Ramsey and Susan Parker Ramsey She was preceded in death by her parents, her sister-in-law, Athalee Ramsey, brothers-in-law, Frank O. Watson and Billy C. Caldwell Margaret worked in data processing for Duke Power, where she retired after 20 years of faithful service. She was a dedicated lifelong member of East Belmont Baptist Church, where she served as a choir member, Sunday School teacher, nursery attendant and a member of the Women's Missionary Union. She enjoyed cross stitching and loved to read. Margaret will be remembered for her sweet spirit, loving heart and boundless generosity. She is survived by her brother Carl Ramsey; her sisters, Juanita Watson and Ruby Caldwell; and several nieces and nephews The family will receive friends from 1:00 until 2:00 pm prior to the service A Celebration of Life Service will be held 2:00 pm, on Tuesday, July 1st at East Belmont Baptist Church with Reverend Jeff Taylor and Reverend Paul D Jagoe officiating. Interment will follow at Gaston Memorial Park, Singing Tower section with the Releasing of the Doves. Pallbearers will be David Robinson, Max Robinson, Tony Hodge, Newt Hicks, Ted Rumfelt and Leroy Young; Honorary Pallbearers will be Richard Cherry's Sunday School Class. Memorials may be made to East Belmont Baptist Church, 501 Catawba Street, Belmont, NC 28012 or Journey Hospice, 665 N. Academy Street, Greenville, SC 29601. Condolences may be made to www.withersandwhisenantfuneral.com. Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 2916 Union Rd. Gastonia, 704-864-5144, is serving the family.
Published in Charlotte Observer on June 30, 2014
Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home
2916 Union Road Gastonia, NC 28054