GASTONIA - Shirley Delores Hamilton Ramsey, 69, of Stanley-Spenser Mountain Road, passed away July 20, 2011, at Gaston Memorial Hospital in Gastonia.
The Guest Book is expired.
She was a native of Gaston County and the daughter of the late Robert Early Hamilton and Lois Gantt Hamilton of Stanley.
Mrs. Ramsey was retired from Reliance Investigation Inc. past National President and secretary-treasurer of the U.S. Coast Guard Combat Veterans Association and a member of Revival Tabernacle Church in Stanley.
She is survived by her mother, Lois Gantt Hamilton of Stanley; her husband, Patrick Ramsey; of Gastonia; a daughter, Denise Holder Buchanan of Lowell; a stepdaughter, Jennifer D. Ramsey of Surf City; two brothers, Robert Early Hamilton II of Bessemer City, Ronald Hamilton of Stanley; three sis-ters Jeannie Horton of Gastonia, Kaye Barber of Lowell, Doris Arrowood of Stanley; two grandchildren Courtney Dawn Buchanan, Blake Harrison Bu-chanan; a step granddaughter Kelly Silva.
Mrs. Ramsey was preceded in death by her father; a daughter, Pamela Dawn Holder and a brother Bobby Hamilton.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday at Revival Tabernacle 212 S. Main Street Stanley, NC Hwy. 27 with Bishop Robert Gittens officiating.
Burial will be at Gaston Memorial Park in Gastonia.
The family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Carothers Funeral Home in Stanley.
Memorials may be made to Revival Tabernacle 212 S. Main St. Stanley, NC 28164
Online condolences may be made at www.carothersfuneralhomestanley.com.
Carothers Funeral Home, Stanley is serving the Ramsey family.
Published in Gaston Gazette on July 22, 2011