RAMEY Family

First Generation

1. Reed Roe1 Ramey (#11544) was born 22 Jul 1890. Reed died 27 Jul 1966 in Leeds, Jefferson Co., Al, at 76 years of age. His body was interred in Kendrick Cem., Dunnavant, Shelby Co., Al.

He married Susan Elvetta 'Vettie' Isbell. (Susan Elvetta 'Vettie' Isbell is #11543.) Susan was born in Shelby Co., Al 9 Feb 1890. Susan was the daughter of Jasper Dennis 'Jasp' Isbell and Missouri 'Ella' Isbell. Susan died 9 Jan 1952 in Leeds, Jefferson Co., Al, at 61 years of age. Her body was interred in Kendrick Cem., Dunnavant, Shelby Co., Al. Susan became the mother of Bessie Ruth 'Tab' Ramey in Jefferson Co., Al. Susan became the mother of Betty Lou Ramey in Jefferson Co., Al. Susan became the mother of Bobbie Lee Ramey in Jefferson Co., Al. Susan became the mother of Douglas Ramey in Jefferson Co., Al. At 21 years of age Susan became the mother of Gordie Ramey in Jefferson Co., Al, 4 Jul 1911.

Reed became the father of Bessie Ruth 'Tab' Ramey in Jefferson Co., Al. Reed became the father of Betty Lou Ramey in Jefferson Co., Al. Reed became the father of Bobbie Lee Ramey in Jefferson Co., Al. Reed became the father of Douglas Ramey in Jefferson Co., Al. At 20 years of age Reed became the father of Gordie Ramey in Jefferson Co., Al, 4 Jul 1911. Reed worked at the saw mill and did odd jobs for a living. Judi Walker Simmons said that he died in a house fire.

Reed Roe Ramey and Susan Elvetta 'Vettie' Isbell had the following children:

child 2 i. Beatrice2 Ramey (#11564). Beatrice died in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., Al. She married George 'Buck' Taylor. (George 'Buck' Taylor is #11565.) (See George 'Buck' Taylor for the continuation of this line.)

child 3 ii. Bessie Ruth 'Tab' Ramey (#11569) was born in Jefferson Co., Al. Bessie died in Chicago, Cook Co., Il. Her body was interred in Kendrick Cem., Dunnavant, Shelby Co., Al. She married John Stucks. (John Stucks is #11570.) She left home young and went to Chicogo. Do not think she married. She had no children.

child 4 iii. Betty Lou Ramey (#11571) was born in Jefferson Co., Al. She married Homer Collins. (Homer Collins is #11572.) (See Homer Collins for the continuation of this line.) Lives in Kentucky.

child 5 iv. Bobbie Lee Ramey (#11577) was born in Jefferson Co., Al. She married Roy Branham. (Roy Branham is #11578.) Roy was born in Jefferson Co., Al. (See Roy Branham for the continuation of this line.) ADDRESS-AL: 4318 Newton St., Inglenook, Tarrant City; 205-849-9248

Bobbie said (on 9/25/2000) that Roy had lost his eyesight and they were contemplating moving into a nursing home.

child 6 v. Douglas Ramey (#11582) was born in Jefferson Co., Al. Douglas died in Chicago, Cook Co., Il. His body was interred in Kendrick Cem., Dunnavant, Shelby Co., Al. He married Donna Unknown. (Donna Unknown is #11583.)

child + 7 vi. Gordie Ramey was born 4 Jul 1911.

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