OBITUARY

Esther Lucille Ramey

March 13, 1937December 29, 2020

Esther Lucille Beery Ramey, 83, passed away Tuesday, December 29th, 2020 at her home in Lancaster, Ohio, surrounded by her family. Esther was born March 13th, 1937 in Lancaster, Ohio to the late George and Helen Beery. Esther graduated from Lancaster High School, where she met the love of her life and later married, Ronald N. Ramey at the First United Methodist Church on March 6th, 1954. Ron and Esther celebrated 66 years of marriage this past March. Esther and her husband enjoyed polka dancing, big band dancing, and square dancing. She loved watching her grandchildren’s school sporting events and her 16 great-grandchildren brought her so much joy. She also enjoyed sewing, cross stitch, reading, and most of all visiting family and friends. Esther was an active member of Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church and served faithfully. Esther retired from Fairfield National Bank. Esther is survived by her loving husband, Ronald N. Ramey; five children, Diana (Richard) Sines, Debra (Gary) Jensen, Douglas (Sonia) Ramey, Darla (Jon) Thomas, and Donna (Tim) Turner. Twelve grandchildren, Allison (Sines) Chris Hanson, Stacey (Sines) Tyler Williamson, Nina Hernandez and Adam Nedrow, Hallie Hernandez, Justin Ramey and Amanda, Austin Ramey and Elizabeth, Vanessa Wentz, Tyler Wentz and Charity, Chelsie (Thomas) Arch and Sam, Treg Thomas and Jamie, Kristen (McGraw) Picklesimer, Ramey McGraw; and sixteen great-grandchildren. Esther’s siblings, Paul (Linda) Beery, Charles (Deceased) Barb Beery, Edwin (Vicki) Beery, Edna Awalt (Alan Awalt-Deceased). Esther is preceded in death by her parents, George and Helen Beery, brother, Charles Beery and brother-in-law, Alan Awalt. Father and Mother-in-law, Norwood and Evelyn Ramey. A Private family service will be held by the family. Dignity Cremation is in the care of HALTEMAN-FETT & DYER FUNERAL HOME. Memorial Contributions can be made in her honor to Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church (1596 George Rd NE, Lancaster, OH 43130). God saw you getting tired, and a cure was not to be. So he put His arms around you and whispered “Come to Me”. A golden heart stopped beating, hardworking hands now rest. God spoke to us this day, to prove he only takes the best.

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Karen Ansel

January 17, 2021

It has always been a joy to see Mr. and Mrs. Ramey. I have always thought Mrs. Ramey was as cute as a button with a movie-star smile. And she was always so very, very nice.
Mr. Ramey was lucky that she chose him. :-)

My deepest sympathies to the family.

Elizabeth Smith

January 11, 2021

I'm so sorry for your loss. May God wrap his arms around you and family for comfort.

Tony Motta

January 4, 2021

Ron and family, I am so sorry to hear of Esther’s passing. My thoughts are very much with you as you grieve her loss and celebrate her life. Please let me know if you need anything.

KAREN AND JIM REED

January 3, 2021

DEAR FAMILY ,
OUR PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU. SHE WAS A SPECIAL LADY, LOTS OF SPECIAL MEMORIES. SHE LEAD A FUILL LIFE AND HAD A BEAUTIFUL FAMILY. SHE WAS A GREAT EXAMPLE OF GIVING AND LIVING A FULL LIFE.

Leah Boggs

January 1, 2021

Just one more warm memory, in this season of Christmastide. Having been a frequent guest of the Ramey household, by far, one of my favorite memories would be coming in the side porch door and seeing stacks of Tupperware and other containers filled with so many types of Christmas cookies and treats. You would smell the season in that little side porch for days. Of course, tasting it was the obvious treat — but the memory is covered in the smell and overflow of Esther’s Christmas spirit in that little side porch.

Leah Harper Boggs

December 31, 2020

Though I didn’t know the words to describe Esther (as a teenage best friend of her daughter [Donna]), except to know that she was beautiful. . . those words come easily now. Esther had so many virtues but it was her gentle, humble and kind spirit that seemed to calm everything around her. Even when we may have gotten rowdy, she somehow quieted an entire gaggle of girls with a soft spoken voice using very few words. My heart aches for my dearest friend, Donna and Ron, Dianna, Debbie, Doug and Darla. She was a special lady who had an extra measure of His grace. Peace be with you all.

Love, Leah

Barbara YOST Chapman

December 30, 2020

So sorry for your loss. Esther was a wonderful woman.

Sandra Mills

December 30, 2020

So sorry to hear of Esther's passing. She was such a pleasant and giving person. My condolences to Ron and all the family.

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FROM THE FAMILY