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Jasper Ramsey

Tuesday, January 29, 2008

PORTAGEVILLE -- Jasper Rene Ramsey Jr., 89, died Jan. 27, 2008, at Pemiscot Memorial Health System in Hayti.

Born Jan. 12, 1919, in Advance, to the late Jasper and Irene Ramsey, he served in the U.S. Army and was a World War II veteran.

On Jan 15, 1946, he married Wreatha Center, who preceded him in death on March 25, 2004.

Also preceding him in death were: two brothers, Glenn Ramsey and James Ramsey; and one sister, Lovetta Ramsey.

Survivors include: three sons and daughters-in-law, ,Jimmy and Connie Ramsey of Portageville, Dale and Letty DeMay of Fenton and Eldon and Peggy DeMay of the state of South Carolina; one daughter-in-law, Margorie Ramsey of Portageville; one brother, Gary Ramsey of Nashville, Tenn.; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Visitation is at 6 p.m. today at DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville, where services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Wednesday.

Burial will follow in the Portageville Cemetery.