Mrs. Anna Kate Brown Ramsey, age 80, of Jonesborough, passed away Monday, September 23, 2013, at her home.
Mrs. Ramsey was a lifelong resident of Washington County and the daughter of the late Millard Crocket Brown and Bonnie Lake Garber Brown.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband, Marion (Hot Shot) Ramsey, in 2004; sister, Jacquline Brown; brothers, Eugene Brown and Charles A. Brown.
Anna Kate was a Baptist. She retired from Kennametal after 29+ years, where she worked as an inspector and in the shipping department.
She was a devoted mother and grandmother.
Survivors include her son, Dana Ramsey Sr., of Jonesborough; daughter, Karen Smail and husband, Jim, of Gray; grandson, Dana Ramsey Jr., of Jonesborough; granddaughter Sarah Engle and husband, Ken, of Plaquemine, Louisiana; brother John Brown and wife, Mary, of Johnson City; and sister-in-law, Carolyn Brown, of Jonesborough; brother-in-laws, Dana L. Ramsey and Harold Ramsey, of Johnson City; and sister-in-law, Bonnie Jones, of Gray. Several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from Wednesday, 9/25, at 5:00-7:00 PM at Dillow Taylor Funeral Home in Jonesborough.
Funeral services will be conducted at 7:00 PM. The Rev. Tim Broyles will officiate services.
A committal service will be conducted on Thursday, 9/26, at 10:30 AM at Washington County Memorial Gardens. Family and friends are asked to assemble at the funeral home. Pall bearers are Lee Smith, Derrick Smith, Keith Toth, Dale Hardin, Kevin Stinson, Mark Bowles John Brown.
Memories and condolences may be sent to the Ramsey family at www.dillow-taylor.com.
Friends and family can call anytime at the home of Anna Kate Ramsey.
The family would like to thank Hospice of Johnson City and extended family members for the special care and support.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Washington County-Johnson City Animal Shelter 525 Sells Ave. Johnson City, TN 37604 in memory of Anna Kate Brown Ramsey.
Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Jonesborough, 753-3821