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 Ft. 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 in the Kornerstone Funeral Directors Chapel in Tulia. A visitation will also be held at Kornerstone from 6 to 7:30 Friday evening, Aug. 23, 2013. Online condolences may be made at www.kornerstonefunerals.com.
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Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on Aug. 22, 2013