Mary S. Ramsey
Mary S. Ramsey
  • August 24, 1928 - May 19, 2017
  • Bryant, Arkansas

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Mary Sue Godfrey Ramsey, age 88, of Little Rock, passed away peacefully on Friday May 19, 2017. She was born on August 24, 1928 to the late Winnie Elvira Davis Godfrey of Little Rock, Arkansas and Frank Corbett Godfrey, of Dublin, Texas.

Mary Sue married Dr. Raymond Gilbert Ramsey Jr., in Little Rock, Arkansas, on August 21, 1953. They had 2 children, Melinda Kaye and Ramona Suzanne. Mary Sue worked, prior to marrying Raymond, as an Administrative Assistant for 1st United Methodist Church in downtown Little Rock. After both her children grew older and until her retirement, she worked as a library assistant at Joseph T. Robinson Elementary School. She enjoyed reading stories to and working with the school children. Mary Sue was a longtime member of First Baptist Little Rock, and served in many capacities over the years. She loved her family and her daughters, enjoyed reading books, sewing, shopping, dinner parties, social events with church friends, and traveling with her husband of 61 years prior to his passing in January 2014.

Mary Sue will be remembered by her loving children: Dr. Melinda Kaye Ramsey of Central Arkansas, Ramona Suzanne Griffith and husband John B. Griffith III of Little Rock, Arkansas.

She is survived by a sister Amy McInturff of Pea Ridge, and niece, Dr. Rachel Marian McInturff of Austin Texas, nephew, Charles Anthony McInturff of Kansas City, niece, Carol Ann Riegler, along with many other extended family members.

Memorials can be made in her name to the following: Alzheimer’s Association, Susan G. Komen Foundation, and/or First Baptist Little Rock.