BELMONT- Mrs. Lavon Ledbetter Ramsey, 75, of Belmont, went home to reunite with her Lord and her daughter, Feb. 8, 2014. She was born on Dec. 12, 1938, to the late Henry and Kathleen Mode Ledbetter. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her loving daughter, Beth Burch and brothers, Kenneth and Bobby Ledbetter.
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Lavon was employed by Parkdale Mills for 17 years and recently retired from Carolina Custom Windows. She attended Second Baptist Church, Mt. Holly. She was loved by all who knew her and will be dearly missed. Lavon gave to many charities graciously and volunteered her time to help the less fortunate. Her most special quality was the love she gave her family and friends. She made this world a better place just by knowing her.
Survivors include her loving husband, Charles "Chuck" Ramsey; sister, Mabel Froneberger; son, Keith Strickland and wife Rita; step son, Billy Harris; step daughters, Michelle McCrary and husband Jeffrey, Suzette Ramsey; Grandchildren, Chris Burch and wife Jennifer, Renota Isenhour and husband Matthew, Misty Ledbetter and husband Brad, Kristy Strickland, Taylor McCrary; great grandchildren, Nicholas Strickland, Jaxson Bowman, John Bradley Ledbetter, Jr., Braden Ledbetter; nieces, Rhonda Hamrick, Kelli Shelor, Sandy Warren, Debbie Webster, Susan Threlkeld, and Wanda Schronce.
A visitation will be held 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. , Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, at McLean Funeral Directors of Gastonia. A funeral service will follow the visitation in the Founders Chapel of McLean Funeral Directors with Pastor Joe Lawing officiating. A graveside service will be held 10 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in Cleveland Memorial Park, Boiling Springs.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Cleveland County, 951 Wendover Heights Drive, Shelby, NC 28150 or Socks of N. Belmont, 160 Woodlawn Avenue, Belmont, NC 28012.
Condolence messages may be sent online to www.mcleanfuneral.com.
McLean Funeral Directors of Gastonia is serving the Ramsey family.
McLean Funeral Directors
700 South New Hope Road
Gastonia, NC 28054
Published in Shelby Star on Feb. 10, 2014