Mr. George L. Ramsey
Mr. George L. Ramsey, 91, of Smiths Station, Ala., formerly of Newnan, died Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, at St. Francis Hospital in Columbus, Ga.
Born Jan. 24, 1921, “G.L.,” was the son of the late G.W. Ramsey and Velma Booker Ramsey.
He retired from Georgia Power Company after 41 years, and later worked for the Southern Company as a consultant.
Following years of transferring to different towns and power plants in Georgia for his job, Ramsey returned to his childhood family farm in Alabama to live out the remainder of his years.
He also served in the United States Navy during World War II as a ship’s mechanic.
Ramsey was a longtime member of Philadelphia Baptist Church in Smiths Station, where he was a deacon.
His hobbies included gardening, raising goats and cows, fishing in his pond and, most of all, deer hunting.
Preceding him in death were his parents; three sisters, twins Doris Thomas and Dorothy Buhler, and Francis Isbell; his first wife, Margie Gaines Ramsey; and his second wife, Winnie Price Ramsey.

Survivors include two children, William R. Ramsey (Alice) and Sandra Blair (Billy); three grandchildren, Christine Ramsey, Beth Blair and Will Blair; and many cousins, nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 26 at Philadelphia Baptist Church. The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. at the church. He will be buried in Lakeview Memory Gardens in Phenix City, Ala.

Vance Memorial Chapel, Phenix City, is in charge of arrangements. 334-298-0668


More Obituaries

Doris Israel Killgo Britt

Doris Israel Killgo Britt, age 78, passed away Thursday, April 23, 2015, after a long battle with Alzheimer's. She was born June 25, 1936, ... Read More


Mr. Dwight Alan Meacham

Mr. Dwight Alan Meacham, age 62 of Newnan, died at his residence on April 23, 2015. He was born in Coweta County on August 11, 1952, to the ... Read More


Miss Tamara Eloise Ann Rhone

Miss Tamara Eloise Ann Rhone of Newnan passed away Tuesday, April 21, 2015, at her residence. She was born January 28, 2015, in Newnan, GA. ... Read More


Mr. Daniel Charles Curtis

Daniel Charles Curtis died peacefully Saturday evening, April 11, 2015, at his home. He was 71. He went on his final trip home. Mr. Curtis w ... Read More


Mrs. Mary Harrell

Mrs. Mary Harrell, age 71 of Fayetteville, died at Piedmont Fayette Hospital on April 22, 2015. She was born in Coweta County on June 17, 19 ... Read More

Mrs. Frances Elaine Blake

Frances Elaine Blake, 34, of Moreland, passed away Wednesday, April 22, 2015. She was born February 28, 1981 in Riverdale, GA. She was prec ... Read More