Madge Ramsey


Madge R. Ramsey, 82, passed away on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013 in a local healthcare facility. She was a member of First Baptist Church, a member of the First Families of East Tennessee, and enjoyed traveling. She worked for 23 years as a secretary for the Cleveland City Schools. She was preceded in death by her parents, Guy Russell and Grace Kilgore Russell; and by three brothers. She is survived by her husband of 63 years, James David Ramsey, of Cleveland; one son, Ed Ramsey, of Cleveland; one daughter, Becky Guthrie and husband Ken, of Cleveland; three grandchildren: Sarah Detty and husband Steven, of Burleson, TX, Abby Ramsey, of Cleveland, and Emily Guthrie, of Nashville; and one great grandson, Arlen Turner, of Cleveland. Graveside services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, at the Chattanooga National Cemetery with Pastor Tom Wickes officiating. The family will receive friends from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, prior to the service at Ralph Buckner Funeral Home. We invited you to send a message of condolence and view the Ramsey family guestbook at

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