I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith. 2 Kings 4: 7-6
On April 4, 1942, Callie Louise Ramsey was born to the late Robert “Buster” and Faye Ramsey on August 17, 2019 at Southeastern Regional Medical Center. She transitioned from labor to reward.
Callie received her education at Lumberton High School. She also joined First Baptist Church at an early age.
She was employed by First Baptist daycare as a teacher and a cook until she retired, Many knew her as the neighborhood baby sitter, famous cook and a listening ear. So many people valued her opinion, guidance and most of all her love. She was known as the woman with the golden heart, and by her famous line “Play Pretty.”
She was preceded in death by two brothers Jay and Earl French, three sisters, Alice Knight, Helen French, and Jacqueline Ramsey, and one great-grandson, Khalie Johnson.
She leaves to honor her memories to one daughter, Ladonna Ramsey, a special son, Michael McKinnon, one sister, Barbara French, five grandchildren, L’Dayah Ramsey, Jervon Carlyle, Jeffery Carlyle, Si’Mari McRae, all of Lumberton, NC; and Raymond Ramsey of Fayetteville, NC; one great–granddaughter, Kai’Dence Johnson of Lumberton, NC; a very special niece Cassandra French of Charlotte, NC; her adopted family, Marvette, and Buddy Livingston and children Tripp (Chelsey) Molly (Whitt) and Lauren Livingston, along with a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.