Sunday, January 23, 2022

Jeannette Lockey Ramsey, 74

WILMINGTON — Jeannette Lockey Ramsey, 74, of Wilmington, NC passed away on November 28,2021. Jeannette was born on October 5, 1947, in Wilmington to the late John and Annie Mae Lockey.

In addition to being a wonderful mom, grandmother and homemaker, Jeannette worked as a manager at Bell South. She was an avid reader, who enjoyed cross stitch, Christmas movies, and spending time with her family and friends providing hugs and a smile for all.  

Jeannette was also a member of Windermere Presbyterian Church and choir. In addition to her parents Jeannette was preceded in death by her brother, John Gordon.

She is survived by her husband of 54 years, William Ramsey, Sr.; children, Julie Horrell of Wilmington, and William Ramsey, Jr, and his wife, Linda of Burgaw; three grandsons, Christian Horrell of Wilmington, SGT Caleb Horrell of Virginia and Austin Ramsey of Burgaw; one great-grandson, Landyn; a sister, Frances George of Indiana; sisters-in-law, Yvonne Brigman and her husband, Jimmy of Wilmington and Patrician Ann Harker of Wilmington; a special niece Laurie Lee of Wilmington, cousin, Ella Kate Childress of Kannapolis; and a sister-in-law, Diane Gordon of Texas. 

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to: Caring House, Inc., 2625 Pickett Road, Durham, NC 27705. Interment will be private.

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