Gladys Sue Perkins Ramey, 78, of Elizabethton, passed away Sunday, March 17, 2013, at her residence.
A native of Watauga County, N.C., she was a daughter of the late Hosea and Mae Booher Perkins. She had lived most of her life in Carter County.
Mrs. Ramey was a Certified Nursing Assistant. Through the years she had done private duty nursing. She was of the Baptist Faith.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sons, Bobby Dale Estep and Estill Estep Jr.; a daughter, Jeanette Estep; four brothers, Earl, Ray, Sidney and Walter Perkins; and four sisters, Thelma Perkins, Irene Yon, Ruby Shules and Shirley Marlow.
Survivors include a granddaughter, Shauna Estep; three great-grandchildren, Isaiah, Anna and Eli; and a brother, Herman Perkins, Kirkwood, Pa. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
A memorial service for Mrs. Ramey will be conducted at noon Friday, March 22, at Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Doug Ranshaw officiating. Inurnment of the cremains will be at a later date in the Harmon Cemetery, Butler. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, Knoxville, Tn. Office, 211 Center Park Drive, Suite 3010, Knoxville, TN 37922 or the American Cancer Society, c/o Lou Cooter, 415 Washington Avenue, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Condolences to the Ramey family may be e-mailed to email@example.com.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.