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James Olean Ramsey

July 29, 2011

James Olean Ramsey, 88, of Benton passed away Wednesday, July 20, at Saline Hospice House in Bryant.  He was born on August 15, 1922 in Mt. Pleasant, TN to the late James Marshall and Willie Mae Henson Ramsey.  Mr. Ramsey was a member of Holland Chapel Baptist Church and had worked in maintenance for the Arkansas Highway Department.  In addition to his parents, his wife, Cozy Ramsey and one sister, Lilly Whitmire also preceded him in death.
 Survivors include one son, Kenneth W. Ramsey and wife, Mary Ann of Hawthorne, NV; two grandchildren, Stephanie Ramsey Isom and husband, Mike of Hawthorne and Mark Ramsey of Reno, NV; one great-granddaughter, Ramsey Kate Isom of Hawthorne; three sisters, Bonnie Sullivan, Elsie Hill, and Betty Ford all of Benton, and three brothers, Donald L. Ramsey, Billy G. Ramsey, and Marshall J. Ramsey all of Benton.
 Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 23, in the chapel of Roller-Ballard Funeral Home (501-315-4047) with Bro. Joe Campbell officiating.  Interment will follow at Social Hill Cemetery in Benton.
 Online guestbook www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/ballard

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