Shirley Ann (Morris) Ramsey

Shirley Ramsey, Kansas City, Kansas was born March 22, 1942 and departed August 9, 2011.  She was preceded in death by father, Harley Morris and brothers Charles and Kenneth.  She is survived by her son, Jason Ramsey, her mother, Mildred Morris, age 102, sisters Doris Hughes and Carolyn Jones and her  brother, James Morris.

Please join family and friends to celebrate her life at 6 pm, Tuesday, August 16 at Wyandotte United Methodist Church 7901 Oakland, Kansas City, Kansas. Donations to Crossroads Hospice would be deeply appreciated as they provided angels on earth to care for her during her final days; www.crossroadshospice.com 9237 Ward Parkway Ste 300 Kansas City, Missouri 64114.

3 Comments

  1. Judy (Hunter) Robertson on August 16, 2011 at 12:15 am

    My prayers are with Shirley’s mother, son, sisters and brother.
    I went to school with Shirley at Prescott, Central Junior and Wyandotte.We played together as children and she was a good friend.
    Know she is at rest,my prayers are with
    you and you will find peace knowning she is in no pain and is at rest.

  2. Steve and Gloria Smith on August 15, 2011 at 8:44 pm

    Dear Shirley’s Family, We are so sorry to hear of Shirley’s passing. We had no idea she was even ill. She had a desk at RD Mann outside my son’s office. His name was Tim(othy)Bott. They had worked together many years. He passed away 9-25-10 and she felt so bad about his passing. He was 45 when he left us and two days after his 46th birthday, 2011,Shirley left us. Who would have ever guessed that they would leave us less than a year apart! So strange how things happen. We only met Shirley the one time we came to the office to pick up Tim’s belongings, which I believe she had gathered up for us. She went out to the car with us and Barbara, too, as we left. She was a sweet, dear lady. We won’t forget her and what she did for my son and us.

    We had emailed each other over the past year and she was working on trying to locate a video that my son was in. I recently wrote her that if she could lcoate it, I would send her a gift card. I gave her a gift subscription to Good Housekeeping last fall and I recently wrote to tell her I didn’t plan on renewing mine so if she wanted to keep on receiving the magazine, she’d have to take care of it. I don’t think the subscription expires until March of 2012, so one of you can enjoy it or share it. My records show we last exchanged emails on May 19.

    Today, 8-15-11, I got an email from a coworker of hers, Lindsay Beamer, telling me the sad news. I had seen her obituary in yesterday’s KC paper and didn’t want to believe it. I am keeping it to remember her sweet face. I will be writing to Lindsay this evening. She said Shirley didn’t come back to work after the 4th of July and what had happened. Lindsay has been checking Shirley’s emails for the company. How amazing that her mother is still going at 102!

    Once, again, we are so sorry for your loss of a fine person. We are sorry to lose her, too, someone who knew my son for many years and cared about him. Now they can be together again and not have to be earning a paycheck! What a nice surprise for him to see her!! Wish she and I could have emailed for a longer time. She had told me she would go to Tim’s memorial service if we were coming, but we weren’t. We live in Oregon.

    May God grant you a sense of peace in your grieving. Our prayers are with you.
    Sincerely,
    Gloria and Steve Smith
    315 NE Park
    Enterprise, Oregon 97828
    541-426-3586

  3. Don,Jackie and Debbe Oldham on August 14, 2011 at 10:34 pm

    To the family of Shirley,I worked with Shirley since 1997 we had lunch together almost every day, we shared many times talking about family,friends and work she was loved by all that knew her and will be missed by all of us.God bless all of you and may the good lord give you strength to make it through this trying time.
    The Oldham’s

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