She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Fred Ramey; her son, Fred Ramey Jr; parents, Herbert Cornelius Bates and Clara Emily Bates; and siblings, Olen Bates, Linda Goodwin, Mary Bell Myers and Nellie Ruth Self.
Eulene was a loving mother to daughters, Jane Ramey (husband Michael Richardson) of Las Vegas, NV and Peggy Harrell (husband Roy) of Birmingham. She is also survived by grandchildren, Ramey Harrell (April) of Birmingham, Tyler Harrell (Cassie) of Denver, Colo. and Hilary Richardson of Sacramento, Calif.; sister, Margie Bates Reese of Orlando, Fla.; and brother, Lewis Ray Bates of Carbon Hill; great-grandchildren, Owen, Henry and Mary Elizabeth Harrell of Birmingham; and a host of extended family, friends and caregivers.
She was a member of Old Zion Methodist Church, the Jasper VFW Ladies Auxiliary and the Carbon Hill American Legion Ladies Auxiliary.
The family of Eulene Ramey is grateful for the support of caregivers at Brookdale Place, Alacare Hospice, and UAB Camellia Group Physicians of Birmingham.
Funeral services will be held at noon on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, at Kilgore-Green Funeral Home with burial to follow at Walker Memory Gardens. Visitation will precede the services from 10 a.m. until noon at Kilgore-Green. The Rev. Shannon Webster and the Rev. Robert Sloan will officiate.
You may register online condolences to the family at www.kilgoregreenfuneralhome.com.