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Marilyn Joyce Ramsey

August 3, 1935 May 13, 2018
Marilyn Joyce Ramsey
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Obituary for Marilyn Joyce Ramsey

Marilyn Joyce Ramsey, age 82, of Centerville, Iowa, passed away Sunday, May 13, 2018 at Mercy Medical Center in Centerville.
Marilyn was born on August 3, 1935 in Peoria, Illinois, the daughter of Elmer and Mable Marie (Casey) Bailey. On August 29, 1951, she was united in marriage to Melvin Ramsey in Peoria, Illinois. From this union, seven children were born, Linda, Linda, Carol, Kathy, Jimmy, Dale and Earl.
Marilyn worked in manufacturing for many years of her younger life. Later, she worked for the State of Illinois Heath Center in Elgin, Illinois. In 1963, she was baptized in the Baptist faith. She enjoyed playing bingo, and going to rummage sales and auctions. She loved music, especially Patsy Cline.
Left to cherish Marilyn's memory are her children, Linda (Larry ) Heflin of Canton, Illinois, Linda Brown (John Poli) of Centerville, former son-in-law, Roger Brown of Centerville, Carol (Tom) Kramka of Grapevine, Texas, Kathy (Kevin) McLean of Tualatin, Oregon, Jimmy (Cindy) Ramsey of Burbank, Illinois, and Dale (Pam) Ramsey of Sycamore, Illinois; twenty grandchildren; numerous great and great-great grandchildren; and a brother, Jimmy Miller of Arizona; as well as several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin Ramsey in 1986; her parents, Elmer and Mable Marie Bailey; a son, Earl Ramsey; two brothers, Ward Miller Jr. and Bill Bailey; and three sisters, Delores Curren, Sharon Munn, and Patricia Ramey.
Funeral services will be held at 1PM, Friday, May 19, 2018 at Aly Funeral Home in Eddyville, IL. Burial will follow at Dutton Chapel Cemetery, near Golconda, Illinois. Memorials have been established to the Marilyn Ramsey Memorial, to be decided at a later date, and may be mailed to Lange Funeral Home, 1900 South 18th Street, Centerville, Iowa 52544.

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18

May

1:00 PM 5/18/2018 1:00:00 PM
Aly Funeral Home - Eddyville

1099 State Hwy 145 North
PO Box 69
Eddyville, IL 62928

Aly Funeral Home - Eddyville
1099 State Hwy 145 North Eddyville 62928 IL
United States
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