Oretta Ramey, 86, of Waldron, passed away Thursday, February 1, 2018 at her residence.
Born November 19, 1931 in Clinton, Illinois, she was the daughter of Malcomb Ashbrook and
Loretta (Roy) Ashbrook. She married David M. Ramey in September of 1948, and he preceded
her in death in December of 1975.
Survivors include 6 children- Peggy Tucker of Spencer, Sherry DeWire (husband Larry) of Holton,
Michael Ramey of Osgood, Rebecca Kuntz (husband Todd) of Waldron, Deborah Ramey of Waldron,
Mark Ramey (wife Cheri) of Shelbyville; 2 brothers- Lyle Ashbrook of Colorado, Fred Ashbrook of
Indianapolis, 2 sisters- Thelma Richards of Bedford, Sharon Marshall of Shelbyville; 10 grandchildren-
John Tucker Jr., Tania Osborne, Waylon Tucker, Jeremiah DeWire, Andrew Ramey, Janeen Burkhart,
Jennifer Wamsley, Elyssa Yantiss, Callie Ramey, Cole Ramey; 19 great grandchildren- John III, Jake,
Kenadee, Addison, Emily, Ashley, Thomas, Wyatt, Weston, Wade, Wiley, Ashlyn, Molly, Levi, Ethan,
Emma, Addy, Luke, & Hayden. She was preceded in death by her parents, spouse, daughter Brenda K.
Ramey, 4 brothers and 1 sister, & son-in-law SteveTucker.
Mrs. Ramey had lived in this area for most of her adult life. She was a home maker. She attended
Ninevah High School and was a member of Beacon Baptist Church.
Oretta enjoyed fishing, reading, and mushroom hunting. She dearly loved her family, grandchildren,
and great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 11:00 am on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at Glenn E. George & Son Funeral
Home, 437 Amos Road, with Pastor Nick Coulston officiating. Friends may call from 4-8:00 pm Monday,
February 5, 2018 at the funeral home. Burial will be in Lewis Creek Baptist Cemetery in Shelby County.
Memorial contributions can be made to OUR Hospice of South Central Indiana, or Mt. Pisgah Baptist
Church, in care of the funeral home.
My dear Rita . You were one of a kind . I remember so much from my childhood that you were always there for me. You was like a second mom to me . You would feed me ,care for me ,or just listen to me when I needed you . Such a Wonderful lady . May you rest in heaven now .With Dave and Brenda .You were a strong woman . I will miss you so . Theresa (Therese to u
Memories of my childhood are filled with you. My heart is with all of you. What a magnificent lady she was. But now for her reunion in heaven with those who have been patiently waiting. Love you aunt Oretta
So sorry to hear of Ritas passing...praying God gives you all comfort,strength & understanding during this Journey of your life. Love you all.
My Mother, my rock, my biggest supporter... don't know what I'm going to do without her...😥 I will be turning to the Lord for guidance , strength & healing in the very difficult times ahead. As in "Footprints of God" it will be when I notice my footprints dissapear, he will be carrying me....🙏🏼
I am so sorry to hear about your mom. Know thart my thoughts and prayers are with you. My mom and grandmother loved loved going mushroom hunting with her. I remember your mamas laugh and just the wonderful good feelings those memories bring back.
The pain & emptiness I feel since you left will remain, but so will the memories & love I have for you. They will never leave. I know you are with the Father in heaven. He holds our hearts in His hands and will help ease the pain & emptiness we all feel. I Love you and will forever miss you my beloved Mother.