Ruby Mae Dudley Ramsey, 92, of Buena Vista passed away Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019,

Ruby Mae Dudley Ramsey, 92, of Buena Vista passed away Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019.

She was born Jan. 6, 1927, in Buena Vista, the daughter of the late Lewis E. and Beatrice R. Dudley.

Ruby was married to James D. Ramsey who preceded her in death on Aug. 5, 1997.  She was also preceded in death by daughter, Elizabeth “Libby” Jervis; son-in-law John Jervis; and three grandsons, Jon-Jon, Jerry and Joe Jervis; four brothers, Harry Ballard, Leslie Ballard, Weldon Dudley and Louie Dudley.

Ruby was a longtime member of the First Brethren Church of Buena Vista.

She is survived by one son, James D. Ramsey Jr. (Bernice); two daughters, Donna J. Smith (Roy) and Lesly R. Firkin (Tim); grandson Jeffrey Jervis; 10 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.  

The family would like to extend a special thanks to Shelvia, Helen, Marsha, and the staff at Shenandoah Valley Health & Rehab for all their love and support.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at Bolling, Grose & Lotts Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Mike Hamilton. Interment will follow at Green Hill Cemetery.

There will be no visitation at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Buena Visa Rescue Squad, Buena Vista Fire Department or Rockbridge Area Hospice.  

Arrangements are being handled by Bolling, Grose, & Lotts Funeral Home and Cremation Services.



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