RAMSEY, Dovie A.|
daughter of Brooks F. and Oscie O. Burton, was born on January 19, 1925 in Spicewood, Texas. She passed away on March 10, 2014.
Dovie attended Texas State University for 2 years after graduating from Spicewood as salutatorian in 1942. After college, Dovie and her two friends decided to travel. They traveled to Washington D.C., where they worked at the Pentegon for two years. After that, they decided to come back to Texas. Back in Texas, Dovie worked for KTSA radio station in San Antonio. While in San Antonio she met the love of her life, (Col) Foster G. Ramsey. They would spend the next 65 years together, traveling during the military years and into retirement. In 1997, she became blind. They eventually retired to the family ranch in Spicewood.
Dovie was indeed a people person, and loved to travel. She learned to make the most beautiful, elegant beadwork necklaces and earrings. Always adorned with her beautiful treasures, she was often asked by admirers if they could purchase her beadwork on the spot.
It was such a joy to have her. She was treasured by everyone that knew her.
Dovie A. Ramsey is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her sister Leona Burton, and son Todd O. Ramsey.
Surviving her is her daughter, Joan L. Ramsey-Killebrew; grandson, Raymond V. Killebrew and wife, Tracy; great grandchildren, Jordan, Karissa, and Sydney Killebrew; and many cousins and friends.
Funeral services will be 11am, Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home in Marble Falls. Visitation will begin at 10am, prior to the service. Burial will follow at Fall Creek Cemetery.
Condolences may be offered to the family at www.clementswilcoxfuneralhome.com
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Hospice of Austin, 4107 Spicewood Springs Rd., Austin, Texas 78759. Attention Grace Washington 512-342-4700.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home in Marble Falls.
Published in Austin American-Statesman from Mar. 11 to Mar. 12, 2014