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Margaret Essie Light Ramey, 59, of Kingsport, Sullivan Co
TN, passed away at 4 p.m., Thursday, July 30, 2009, at
Wellmont Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport,
following an extended illness.
She was born in Greene Co TN, on March 13, 1950, and had
been a lifelong resident of Kingsport, TN, employed by
Greeneville Metals and Leon Ferenback Yarn Plant prior to
retiring due to disability. She was of the Baptist faith.
Margaret was loved and will be missed by everyone who knew
She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy E. Ramey,
Sr.; her parents, Carl 'Grampus' and Mary Light; two
brothers, Everett Shelton and Billy Jack Baines; and two
nephews, Carl Thomas Light and Terry Lynn Light.
Margaret is survived by two sons, Roy E. Ramey, Jr., and
wife Lisa, and Ronald J. Ramey and wife Amanda, all of
Kingsport, TN; one grandchild, Devon Ramey; two sisters,
Velma Light and husband Everette, and Betty Melear, all of
Kingsport, TN; sister-in-law Glenda Baines, of Kingsport,
TN; three brothers, M. H. Baines and wife Midge, Leland
Baines and Shirley, and Carl Thomas Light and wife Alice
Faye, all of Kingsport, TN; sisters-in-law Shirley, Mary,
and Sue; brothers-in-law Marion, George, and Dewey Ramey;
special friends Melba Bishop and Alfred Kennedy; and
several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends anytime at her residence
and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., on Sunday evening, August 2,
2009, at Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, Kingsport, TN.
Services will follow at 8 p.m. at the funeral home, with
Pastor Hal Calhoun officiating. Margaret's nephews will
serve as pallbearers.
Graveside services will be conducted on Monday, August 3,
2009, at 11 a.m., at Fall Branch United Methodist Church
Cemetery, Fall Branch, TN.
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Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Homes, Kingsport, TN, is serving
the family of Margaret Ramey.