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Janice Ramsey

Janice Ramsey, age 75, 171 Madison Street, Erwin, passed away Saturday, March 2, 2013, at the Johnson City Medical Center. She was a Unicoi County native and a daughter of the late Hobart Laws and Kate Riddle Laws. She had worked for Smith’s Market and later for the former Hoover Ball for 15 years. Mrs. Ramsey had been a member of Calvary Baptist Church since an early child. Here she had sung in the church choir and in a church trio for a number of years. She loved her church dearly. Janice loved to go camping and to travel, but above all she loved her son and grandchildren. Other than her parents, Janice is preceded in death by a sister, Sherry Laws King, and sister-in-law, Mary Lou Chandler and husband, Carol.

Janice leaves behind:
Husband of 57 years: James “Jim” Ramsey of Erwin
Son: Denny Ramsey and wife, Joan of Elizabethton
Grandchildren: Justin Ramsey
Chad Ford
Autumn Chandler and husband, Shane
Great Grandchildren: Chase and Tori Chandler
Brother-in-law and Sister-in-law: Jerry and Marie Ramsey of Unicoi
Nephews & Nieces: Stacy King Peake and husband, Stacy and their sons, Zack and Matty
Tony King and wife, Susan
Jeff Chandler
Kathy Chandler
David Ramsey and fiancé, Mallene
Mark Ramsey and wife, Michelle and their children, Taylor, Chad, & Krista and husband, Jason
Great Niece: Marissa Chandler
Great Nephew: Jason Chandler

A funeral service for Janice Ramsey will be held Monday, March 4, 2013 at 7:00 PM at Calvary Baptist Church, 540 Adams Street, Erwin, TN 37650. Reverend David Crutchfield and Reverend Burnie Jones will officiate. Musical selections will be provided by Gary Amos and Larry Pate. Visitation will be held on Monday from 5:00 PM until service time at Calvary Baptist Church. A committal service will be held on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 1:00 PM in the Mausoleum Chapel of Evergreen Cemetery. Those who will attend will meet at Valley Funeral Home on Tuesday by 12:30 PM to go in procession to Evergreen Cemetery. Those serving as pallbearers are Justin Ramsey, Chad Ford, Jerry Ramsey, Mark Ramsey, David Ramsey, and Tony King. In lieu of flowers, the family would like memorial donations be made to Calvary Baptist Church Building Fund, 540 Adams Street, Erwin, TN 37650.

Condolences and memories may be shared with the family and viewed at These arrangements are made especially for the family and friends of Janice Ramsey, through Valley Funeral Home, 1085 N. Main Ave., Erwin, 423-743-9187