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Mrs. Edna Louise Sandefur Duncan Day Ramey, age 86 of Tazewell, TN and Big Stone Gap, VA, was born April 19, 1928 and went to be with the Lord October 5, 2014. She was a member of Goins Chapel Baptist Church and actively attended East Stone Gap United Methodist Church. Louise was well known for her inspirational column, "Day by Day," which was published in nine newspapers and was mailed out to more than 200 people. She also had a daily inspirational email, "Note My Quote," that went to more than 200 people. She taught Sunday School for more than 50 years. Louise worked with grief support groups for many years. She served as the secretary to the President Dr. D.M. Aldridge at Clear Creek Baptist College from 1970 - 1976.
She was preceded in death by her:
Parents: Sam and Maggie (Baker) Sandefur
Brothers: Syllus (Doc), Sewell, Cecil, Clayton, Carl and Earl Sandefur.
Her late husbands: Pastor Ralph Duncan and Syllus Junior Day
Son: Kelley Duncan
She is survived by her:
Husband: Carl "Pete" Ramey of Big Stone Gap, VA
Son: Harley Brooke Duncan and wife Claudia of Knoxville, TN
Daughter: Rhonda Carroll and husband Gary of Jonesville, VA
Grandchildren: Jessica Duncan McDonald, Samuel Duncan, Rebekah Duncan,
Wayne Carroll, Steve Carroll, Donna Galloway, Alexandra Parsons,
Miles Kelley Duncan and Lilly Grace Duncan
Sister: Blanche Crawford of Tazewell, TN
Pete's Daughters: Joyce Jones of Rosedale, VA
Deborah Talley of Big Stone Gap, VA
Pete's Grandchildren: Cindy Carrier, Michael Shephard, Andrew Jones, Elizabeth Pike
and Sarah May
28 Great Grandchildren
1 Great Great Grandson
Several nieces, nephews, and a host of many other other loving relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, October 8, 2014, from 5PM until 7PM with funeral services to follow at 7PM at the East Stone Gap United Methodist Church with Pastor Ric Wright officiating.
The family will receive friends Thursday, from 5PM until 7PM with funeral services to follow at 7PM in the Claiborne-Overholt Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Donnie Fox officiating. Music will be provided by Regina Day and Jody Day Smith.
Graveside services will be conducted Friday at 11AM in the Red Hill Cemetery in Speedwell.
Pallbearers: Dexter Day, Jeremiah Day, Steve Roark,
Bob Roark, John Gaskill and John Menchise
Those who wish to make donations in lieu of flowers, may make donations to East Stone Gap United Methodist Church of Clear Creek Baptist Bible College.
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