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Nola D. Ramsey

Nola LanceNola D. Ramsey, age 85, 890 Rock Creek Road, Erwin, passed away on Saturday, March 18, 2017 in the Unicoi County Memorial Hospital Long Term Care Unit. She was a lifelong resident of Unicoi County and a daughter of the late Samuel and Mary Ella Hensley Crain. Mrs. Ramsey retired from Texas Instruments in 1992 where she was employed as a Technician for twenty years. She was a member of Evergreen Free Will Baptist Church. Nola enjoyed quilting and traveled 48 of the 50 states. She loved her family dearly and her church.
Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Frank T. Ramsey on October 7, 1992; four brothers and four sisters.

She leaves behind to cherish her memories, two daughters: Judy R. Williams of Locust Grove, GA, Sue R. Harris and husband, Mitch of Chatsworth, GA; two grandchildren: Jarrod Chandler of Locust Grove, GA, Leslie H. Brunson and husband, Derek of Monroe, GA; three great grandchildren: Luke Brunson, Jesse Brunson and Van Chandler; several special nieces and nephews also survive.

The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 P. M. on Monday, March 20, 2017 at the Robert Ledford Funeral Home Chapel. Reverend Howard Messer and Reverend Noah Taylor will officiate at the 11:00 A. M. funeral service on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at the Robert Ledford Funeral Home Chapel. Music will be provided by Betty Adkins and Chris Wilson. Active pallbearers will be Maurice Higgins, Willie Higgins, Mike Anders, David Ramsey, Larry Anders, Mark Ramsey, Denny Ramsey and Luke Brunson. Honorary pallbearers will be Patrick Bennett, Jerry Ramsey, Travis Sams, Gene Ramsey and Brinson Fender. Interment will follow in the Higgins Chapel Cemetery, Flag Pond. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent in memory of Mrs. Ramsey to: Shriners Hospital for Children, 950 West Faris Road, Greenville, SC 29605-4277 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memorial Department, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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Robert Ledford Funeral Home, 720 Ohio Avenue, Erwin, is privileged to serve the Ramsey family. (423) 743-1380.