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Joyce Ramey

February 7, 1932 — August 20, 2021

Joyce Wood Ramey, 89, passed away to her heavenly home on Friday, August 20, 2021 surrounded by her family and friends and extended family. Joyce was a Christian by faith and was a member of Chechero Baptist Church for 38 years.

Joyce was born on February 7, 1932 in Otto, NC to Donald Clyde Wood and Margaret Holden. She was married to James Babe Ramey for 62 years before his passing 2008.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Babe Ramey, son James Tort Ramey and granddaughter, Amanda Jean Ramey, brothers; Jackie Carpenter and Jeff Woods.

Joyce is survived by two sons; Ronald (Carla) Ramey and Michael Toddy (Elaine) Ramey, both of Clayton, three daughters; Noreen Lucy Jacobs of Clayton, Margaret Suzy Smith of Rabun Gap and Cecilia Teeter Davis of Clayton. Joyce is also survived by ten grandchildren, twenty great grandchildren and six great great grandchildren, brothers; Melvin (Betty) Wood of Hazel Park, MI, Dennis Wood of Dallas, GA, Aubrey (Claudette) Wood, Kevin Wood, Tim (Joi) Woods, all of Clayton, sisters; Nawana (Carlton) York of Tiger, Janice (Tom) Bryant of Dahlonega and Debbie (Ronnie) Carns of Tuckasegee, NC.

Joyce was a family person wanting her children and family close by to enjoy dinners and get togethers. She loved cooking, sewing and making quilts which she shared with her children. All received a handmade quilt to enjoy and cherish.

Funeral services will be held at Chechero Baptist Church on Tuesday, August 24, 2021 at 12 noon with Rev. Mike Wilson officiating. Burial will be at Rabun Memory Park. Her body will be placed at the church at 11:00am till the funeral hour. Visitation will be at Hunter Funeral Home, Monday, August 23, 2021 from 6 - 8pm. Hunter Funeral Home In Charge of Arrangements.Clayton,Georgia

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Monday, August 23, 2021

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Chapel of Hunter Funeral Home

423 Warwoman Road, Clayton, GA 30525

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Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Starts at 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Chechero Baptist Church

4973 Highway 76, Clayton, GA 30525

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