October 22nd , 2012 9:27 am Leave a comment

Virginia R. Stout


Virginia Ramsey Stout, 88, of Elizabethton, passed away Wednesday, October 17, 2012, at Johnson City Medical Center.

A native of Douglas, Wyo., she had resided in Carter County since 1947 and was the daughter of the late Robert P. and Hazel Copenhaver Ramsey.

Mrs. Stout was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Lacy O. Stout; a son, Kenneth Stout; brothers, James M. “Jimmy” Ramsey and Bobby Ramsey; and a sister, Betty Ramsey Mink.

Survivors include a daughter, Katherine Sue Stout Franz and husband Freddy, Hidalgo, Texas; a granddaughter, Lisa Appleby, Rockford, Ill.; a great-grandson, Josh Appleby, and a great-great-granddaughter, Alyssa Appleby, both of Rockford, Ill.; a daughter-in-law, Sandra Stout Barrett and husband Stephen, Johnson City; and a sister, Mary Ann Ramsey McNeil, Hampton. Several nieces and nephews and special friends, Regina Smith and Carol Hunt, also survive.

The graveside service for Mrs. Stout will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday, October 22, in the Mountain Home National Cemetery with Rev. Jim Perkins officiating. Active pallbearers will be Johnny Lewis, Mike Mills, Steve Guinn, J.D. Smith, Stephen Barrett and Johnny Palmer. Honorary pallbearers will be Gary McNeil, Joey McNeil, Jeff Mink, Joe Mink, Bobby Ramsey, Keith McNeil, Freddy Franz, Josh Appleby and Ralph Stout. Everyone will meet at Hathaway-Percy Funeral and Cremation Services, Elizabethton, at 12:15 p.m. Monday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will receive friends at Hathaway-Percy Funeral and Cremation Services from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, October 21. The family would like to express a special thanks to the staff of Life Care Center of Elizabethton, the Third Floor staff of Sycamore Shoals Hospital and to the nurses of 5400 at the Johnson City Medical Center for their care of Mrs. Stout. Online condolences may be sent to the family and viewed by visiting our website www.hathawaypercy.com.

Hathaway-Percy Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the Stout family. Office (423) 543-5544.


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