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Jo Ramsey

1957-2017

Published: February 18, 2017 5:00 AM

CLEVELAND -- Jo Irene Ramsey, 59, of Cleveland, died Monday afternoon, Feb. 6, 2017, at Regency Hospital West, Cleveland.

She was born Nov. 29, 1957, in Mount Vernon, the daughter of the late William Rockford and Deama Marie Workman Rose, and grew up in Lakeville. She was a 1975 graduate of West Holmes High School, and had lived in Cleveland for many years. She enjoyed collecting porcelain dolls, flower gardening and doting on her grandchildren.

Jo Ramsey

Surviving are her husband, Sherman Ramsey, whom she married Feb. 2, 1984; daughters, Mistie (Chris Larson) Rowe of Loudonville and Janna (Martin) Turpel of Ravenna; 13 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brothers, David Rose of Lakeville and Pete (Kathy) Rose of Holmesville; and sisters, Rotha Breitenbucher of Lakeville and Sue Trice of Hopedale.

She was preceded in death by sons, Shannon Ramsey on Aug. 3, 1994, and James Lee Rowe Jr. on Nov. 12, 2016; her parents; sisters, Jewel Kay McKinney and Mary Rose; and a brother, William D. Rose.

Funeral services were Saturday, Feb. 11 at 10:30 a.m. at Lindsey Funeral Home in Loudonville. Burial was in Nashville Cemetery.

Friends called Friday, Feb. 10, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Online condolences may be left for the family by visiting www.Byerly-Lindsey.com.

Memorial contributions may be given to Lindsey Funeral Home, 123 N. Market St., Loudonville 44842, to help defray funeral expenses.


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