Ramey, Martha Ross
Martha Ross Ramey
Deceased: November 5, 2015
Family will receive friends: Sunday, November 8, 2015, 3:00-7:00pm
Martha Ross Ramey, 73, passed away Thursday, November 5, 2015. She was born on January 23, 1942, in Charlotte, NC, the daughter of the late Frank and Essie Haney Ross.
Martha grew up in Union County, NC, and graduated from Wingate High School, Wingate College (now Wingate University), and Appalachian State University where she taught French for a time. She has lived in Chicago most of her adult life and was a retired employee from Stanard & Associates, where she had enjoyed working for many years.
She is survived by her loving husband, Charles Ramey, of the home who cared for her faithfully during her recent episodes of declining health. She is also survived by her devoted daughter, Angela Ramey of Miami Beach, Florida, who was her pride and joy.
Other survivors include her two sisters, Betty Stegall (Bill) and Kay Smith both of Wingate, NC, nephew Brandon Smith (Amy) of Pineville, NC, nieces Mika Bruce (David) of Monroe, NC, Mindy Stegall (Randy) of Wingate, NC, and Lori Powell (Chris) of Burlington, NC.
Martha was a devoted Christian and was baptized at an early age at Faulks Baptist Church Marshville, NC. She had exceptional talent in art, music, and poetry and could speak French fluently. She will be missed by all who knew her including her beloved pet cat, Felix.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, November 8, 2015, from 3:00-7:00pm at Lakeview Funeral Home, 1458 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago, IL.
- November 11, 2015
I want to extend my sincerest condolences to Angela Ramey and the Ramey Family during this very difficult time. Please accept my most heartfelt sympathies for your loss. Dear Angela, my thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.