Rachel Ramsey

April 1, 1948 ~ February 19, 2019 (age 70)


Rachel Ramsey, 70, of Russellville, died Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock.  The daughter of Tommy and Nadine (Merriman) Christopher, she was born April 1, 1948 in Bakersfield, CA.  She was a salesperson with Sears.  She was a member of the Lake Hills Church.  She enjoyed spending time with family, especially grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She will be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister.  She was preceded in death by her parents.

Survivors include two daughters, Michelle Pitts of Russellville and Susan Lee and husband, Richard of Van Buren; son, William "Bubba" Ramsey and wife Dana of Russellville; grandchildren, Heather Ramsey, Jarod Lee, Chyna Ramsey, Miranda Ramsey, Daphne Freeman and husband, Matt, all of Russellville; one great-grandchild, Trinity Ramsey of Russellville; brother, Ronald J. Christopher of OH and Tommy Dale Christopher of Waldron; sister, Cynthia Shumpert of Russellville; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Funeral Service will be held at 2:00PM, Saturday, February 23, 2019 at Lake Hills Church in Russellville.  Rev. Josh Reynolds will officiate.  Burial will be at Oakland Cemetery in Russellville by Humphrey Funeral Service. Visitation will be from 6-8pm, on Friday, at the funeral home.  The family wishes to express their gratitude to Dr. Thomas Sneed and his staff for their care. Internet obituary and on-line guest book are available at

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February 22, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Humphrey Funeral Chapel
2801 West Main
Russellville, AR 72801

Funeral Service
February 23, 2019

2:00 PM
Lake Hills Church
1505 Marina Rd
Russellville, AR 72802

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