Dorothy Ramsey
1927 - 2021
October 4, 1927
April 5, 2021

Dorothy Ramsey

Oct. 4, 1927 - April 5, 2021

JOHNSTON CITY - Dorothy Ramsey, 93, of Johnston City passed away peacefully at 9:20 a.m., Monday, April 5, 2021 at the Anchor in Marion.

Dorothy was born October 4, 1927 in Johnston City to Walter "Whitey" and Amanda (Brown) Lewis. She married the love of her life, Don Ramsey on October 26, 1945 in Marion. Together they shared 73 years of marriage before he preceded her in death on November 25, 2018.

Dorothy was a homemaker. She enjoyed working in the yard and was also an avid reader. She had a passion for cooking and spending time in the kitchen. Dorothy also enjoyed going out to eat at locally owned restaurants around the area. She loved to travel the country and see the world. One of her favorite travel destinations was Europe, where she enjoyed all of the tours.

Dorothy is survived by two sons: David (Joy) Ramsey of Johnston City and Danny (Joyce) Ramsey of Washington; three grandchildren: Julie (Justen) Roye of Johnston City, Stephanie (Scott) Lawson of Washington and Josh (Brandi) Ramsey of Washington; four great-grandchildren: Declan and Dylan Ramsey, Evie and Cooper Lawson. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Don Ramsey; parents, Walter "Whitey" and Amanda Lewis; three brothers: Hiram, Eugene, and Walter Lewis Jr.; two sisters: Ada Beaver and Marcel Simpson.

A private family service will be held at a later date.

Pyle Funeral Home in Johnston City is entrusted with the arrangements.

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Published by The Southern Illinoisan on Apr. 6, 2021.
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I've been searching for the right words. And I still dont Have them. I miss you terribly. Its summer. Time we are suppose to be working in your yard. Planting flowers. doing windows. I miss us making oyster soup together pecan pies. It was suppose to be my job taking care of you. Never seen it like that. I enjoyed every minute with you. Your with your love now. And you always said you wanted that. I love you sweetheart. Fly high
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