Betty Jo Bennett Ramsey, born September 29, 1932, in Miami, Florida, went to be with her Lord on September 13, 2005. She died peacefully at home in Conroe with her family after a valiant battle with a long illness. She is best remembered as being a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, as well as being a good friend to many.
Betty is survived by her children, Dawn and Ken Jones of Fresno, California, Katherine Hayden of Conroe, Texas, Norma Ramsey of Conroe, Texas, and Bruce Ramsey of Windsor, North Carolina; her grandchildren, Kassie and Bill Chambers of Santa Paula, California, Christina Thull of Hanford, California, Jennifer and Mike Renfro of Houston, Texas, Beth Ann Ramsey of Windsor, North Carolina, Amber Byrun of Spring Hope, North Carolina, Brian and Tiffany Harmon of Travis A.F.B., California, Mike Rossman of Kennard, Indiana and Kimberly Rossman of San Antonio, Texas; her great-grandchildren, Meagan, Macie and Kenneth Chambers, and Kellyn Waterman of Santa Paula, California, Tyson Thull of Hanford, California, Tanner, Tyler, and McKayla Renfro of Houston, Texas, David Byers V of Willis, Texas, and Paul Allen Harmon of Travis A.F.B., California; and numerous loving cousins, nieces, nephews, and her friends. Betty was preceded in death by her 4th child, Richard Neil Ramsey.
She was a member of North Ridge Baptist Church. Her proudest achievements included her creative cake decorating abilities and ginger bread houses, being a lifetime member of Weight Watchers, as well as earning her G.E.D. at the age of 50. She recently said this was a great journey and she would not have missed it for the world. Sleep well, good and faithful servant.
The family of Betty Jo Ramsey offers a special thanks to Pamela Osterman and the other team members of Odyssey Hospice.
Viewing to be held Thursday evening, September 15, 2005 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Cashner Funeral Home and funeral services will be held Friday, September 16, 2005 at 3:00 p.m. in Cashner Colonial Chapel with Dr. Howard Hill officiating. Interment will follow in Garden Park Cemetery