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April 25, 1915—Jan. 27, 2016 William Greene Ramsey, 90, of Crossville, passed away Jan. 27, 2016. He was born April 25, 1915, in Fentress County, TN, the son of Marion J. and Pearl Baldwin Ramsey. He worked many years as a carpenter and enjoyed gardening. He also loved to spend time watching Shepherds Chapel. He is survived by his son, William Charles Ramsey of Crossville; brothers, Elmer Ramsey of Banner Springs, TN, Henry Ramsey of Crossville and Joe Ramsey of Dayton, OH; sisters, Alice Rawls of Alabama, Barbara Brannon of Mt. Dora, FL, and Margie Jean Richards of Grimsley, TN; brother-in-law, Farlin Flatt of Cookeville, TN; sister-in-law, Yvonne Jensen of Cookeville; grandchildren, Laken Foster and Charles Foster-Ramsey; and two great grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wives, Anne Ramsey and Myrtle Atkinson Ramsey; brother, Johnny Ramsey; and sister, Ettus Stevens, Mary Woodson and Zola Flatt. Funeral services were held Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, at 3 p.m. at Springs Chapel Methodist Church in Fentress County. Tim Ramsey officiated with burial in Springs Chapel Cemetery. Hood Funeral Home and Crematory, LLC (www.hoodfuneralhome.com) was in charge of the arrangements.
Published on  February 2, 2016
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