Madge R. Ramsey, 82, of Cleveland, passed away Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, in a local healthcare facility.
She was a member of First Baptist Church, a member of the First Families of East Tennessee, and enjoyed traveling. She worked for 23 years as a secretary for the Cleveland City Schools.
She was preceded in death by her parents: Guy Russell and Grace Kilgore Russell; and by three brothers.
She is survived by her husband of 63 years, James David Ramsey of Cleveland; one son, Ed Ramsey of Cleveland; one daughter, Becky Guthrie and husband, Ken, of Cleveland; three grandchildren: Sarah Detty and husband Steven of Burleson, Texas, Abby Ramsey of Cleveland, and Emily Guthrie of Nashville; and one great- grandson, Arlen Turner of Cleveland.
Graveside service will be conducted at 2:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, at the Chattanooga National Cemetery with Pastor Tom Wickes officiating.
The family will receive friends from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, prior to the service at Ralph Buckner Funeral Home.
We invited you to send a message of condolence and view the Ramsey family guestbook at www.ralphbuckner.com.