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Thursday, May 5, 2016

"John" Ramsey

Thursday, August 21, 2003

Thurman "John" Ramsey of Thayer, Mo., son of the late Allen and Ola Everett Ramsey was born Feb. 17, 1919, at Picher, Okla., and died Aug. 10, 2003, at the age of 84 years. He served in the Navy during World War II.

He was a member of Thayer Eagles.

He is survived by three sons -- John Ramsey of Las Vegas, Nev., Dwight Ramsey of California, and Charles Hilts of California; two brothers -- Sherman Ramsey of West Plains, Mo., and Everett Ramsey Sr. of Batesville, Ark.; two sisters -- Peggy Odglen of Swartz Creek, Mich., and Allene Masters of Newcastle, Okla.; and many grandchildren, nephews and nieces.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother and one sister.

A memorial service was Aug. 13 at the Carr-Montgomery Chapel in Thayer, with Ron Richardson officiating. Interment will be held at the Two Mile Cemetery at a later date with local arrangements under the direction of Carr-Montgomery Funeral Home of Thayer, Mo.