Ramey Mary F. Lemaster Ramey, age 71, of Marysville, Ohio, formerly of Worthington, died Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at her home surrounded by her loving family. A beloved wife, mother, grandmother, neighbor and friend, she was known for her compassion and generosity, especially to children and the elderly. She retired in 1989 from Riverside Methodist Hospital where she worked for more than 15 years as a nurse assistant. She was a member of North Baptist Church graduated from Prestonsburg High School in Kentucky. She enjoyed shopping and traveling and cherished time with her family and friends. She was born February 15, 1942 in Paintsville, KY to the late Payne and Theodosha Hughes Lemaster and was also predeceased by a brother Doug Lemaster and a brother-in-law Wilke May. She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Alvin Ramey, whom she married September 12, 1959 in Paintsville; sons, Lowell T. (Donna) Ramey of Dublin, Ohio and L. Trevor (Amy Kozelek) Ramey of Clintonville, Ohio; grandchildren, Angelique, Emily, Alex, Leela and Anya; her sister, Martha May of Richmond, KY; brothers, Frank (Kathy) Lemaster of Jacksonville, FL, David Lemaster of Staffordsville, KY, John (Holly) Lemaster of Miami, FL and Jerry Lemaster of Richmond, KY; sister-in-law, Cathy Lemaster of West Liberty, KY; brother-in-law, Kermit (Linda) Ramey of Westerville, Ohio; and many nieces and nephews and other relatives. Funeral 1 p.m. Saturday at Paintsville Funeral Home, 236 2nd Street, Paintsville, KY 41240, where the family will receive at 12Noon. Burial Highland Memorial Park Cemetery in Staffordsville, KY. A memorial service will be held in Ohio at a later date. In lieu of flowers, contributions to
, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105. www.underwoodfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Jan. 30, 2014