Cordia Ramsey

    Cordia Ramsey, 102, of Murphy, passed away Sunday, March 3, 2019, at Murphy Rehab & Nursing.
    She was a native and lifelong resident of Cherokee County, and the daughter of the late Walter and Margaret Carder Gibson.
    Cordia worked at the Hitchcock Talc Mines. She loved to sew, gardening and flowers. She was a member of South End Baptist Church.
    In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Ramsey; infant son, Max Ramsey; and one sister, Ruby Harris.
    She is survived by two sons, Walter Ramsey and wife Faye of Dalton, Ga., and Merlin Ramsey of the Tomotla community; one daughter, Lenna Ruth Gasque of Rock Hill, S.C.; one sister, Ruth Jackson of Blue Ridge, Ga.; six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and 16 great-great-grandchildren.
    Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, at Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel in Murphy. Phillip Williams and Lenna Gasque will conduct the service. Burial will be in Mount Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery.
    The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, at Townson-Rose Funeral Home.
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    Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

The Cherokee Scout

Mailing Address:
89 Sycamore St. 

Murphy, NC 28906
Phone: 828-837-5122
Fax: 828-837-5832