Mrs. Trula Mae Wilson Ramsey, age 86 passed away peacefully Thursday August, 18, 2011.
Mrs. Ramsey was a native of Yancey County NC but had resided in Erwin for most of her life. She was a daughter of the late Thomas Austin and Nola McIntosh Wilson.
Mrs. Ramsey was a member of Pilgrim FWB Church. She retired from Morrill Motors as a machine operator after several years of employment. She enjoyed visiting with her friends and family as well as gardening and bird feeding.
Other than her parents, Mrs. Ramsey was preceded in death by her husband, Tate Ernest Ramsey in December of 1997 a son, James Austin Ramsey, in 2006 and two brothers, Clarence and Hurley Wilson. She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Joyce Willis and husband, Roger, Erwin; two grandchildren, Bethany Morris and Natalie Willis both of Erwin; two great grandchildren Tate Kerns and Annslie Morris; three brothers: Harry Wilson and wife Sylvia, and Hoover Wilson both of Erwin; Ford Wilson and wife Shirley, Unicoi; one sister, Milan Higgins, Elizabethton; sister-in-law, Opal Love, Erwin, numerous nieces and nephews and her beloved Lab, Katie.
Funeral services for Mrs. Ramsey will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday August, 20 2011, in the Robert Ledford Funeral Home Chapel. Reverend Danny Hughes will officiate. Special music will be provided by Tim Higgins and Belve Sanders.
Active pallbearers selected by the family are Tim and Larry Higgins, Belve Sanders, Russ Segler, Charles Peake, and William McCurry. Honorary pallbearers will be Arnold Foster and Frankie Tipton.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday from 12:00 p.m. until service time and other times at the residence of her daughter, Joyce and husband Roger Willis, 430 Tate Ramsey Rd., Erwin.
Interment will be immediately following the service in the Roselawn Memory Gardens.
Online condolences may be shared with the family at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Robert Ledford Funeral Home, 720 Ohio Ave., Erwin is in charge of the arrangements. 423-743-1380