Alice Hall Ramsey of Richmond, Virginia died Saturday, September 13, 2014 at Morningside in the West End in Richmond. Born September 30, 1920 in Wake County, NC, Mrs. Ramsey was predeceased by her parents, Herbert and Irene Hall; her husband of 54 years, Joseph T. Ramsey, Jr.; sister, Virginia Hall McDonald; and brothers, Cullumn Hall, Ray Hall, and John Hall. Mrs. Ramsey is survived by her sister, Rosa Hall Pulley of Green Pines, NC; and her children, Joette Ramsey Mitchell (Doug) of Forest, VA, J. Rhett Ramsey and H. Brett Ramsey (Robin) of Richmond, VA. Her two grandchildren, Seth Torrence (Joanne) and Brenton Ramsey, also reside in Richmond. Mrs. Ramsey is also survived by numerous well-loved nieces and nephews.
When Alice and her family relocated from NC to Virginia in 1959, she became active at Trinity Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School classes, participated in Vacation Bible School and women’s missionary society meetings among many other roles. More recently, she was a member at Mount Vernon Baptist Church, where she made great friends and thoroughly enjoyed attending Sunday services, taking part in Church trips with friends and attending monthly luncheons sponsored by the Church.
Mrs. Ramsey worked for 17 years at The Baptist Foreign Board (now International Mission Board) where she was appreciated by co-workers for her sense of humor and her creativity in writing and directing numerous skits held at weekly Chapel services in honor of upcoming retirements, special birthdays or other special occasions. Alice loved her job and thoroughly enjoyed working at the Board with all her great friends.
A funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 21, 2014, at L. Harold Poole Funeral Service Chapel, 944 Old Knight Road, Knightdale, NC. Visitation is scheduled from 1:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. immediately preceding the funeral service; interment will follow at Old Knightdale Baptist Church Cemetery. Those who wish to make memorial contributions, please consider the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Richmond, 4600 Cox Road, Suite 130, Glen Allen, VA 23230 or Mount Vernon Baptist Church, 11220 Nuckols Road, Glen Allen, VA 23059.
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