Betty Jo Ramsey Harbison, 84, of Nacogdoches, Texas passed away on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 in Nacogdoches, Texas. She was born in Port Arthur, Texas on June 06, 1931, the daughter of Jacob Albert Ivy and Sarah Ella Powers Ivy. Funeral services for Betty will take place on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 2:00 PM at Taylor Funeral Home, Timpson, Texas, with Chaplain Don Barron officiating. Burial will follow at Shady Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be on Monday from 5:00-7:00 PM at Taylor Funeral Home, Timpson, Texas.
Betty grew up in the Silas community in Shelby County. She had many varied interests. She found great joy in cooking and baking goods for her community. Betty enjoyed gardening, and reading in her spare time.
Betty is survived by her sons, Wayne Lee Ramsey and wife, Valerie of Logansport, Louisiana, James Wade Ramsey of Nacogdoches, Texas; daughters, Vickey Ramsey of Nacogdoches, Texas, Jeannie Cruze of Garrison, Texas, Mary Amstutz of Austin, Texas; grandchildren, Younda Dunman, Clint Ramsey, Adrian Wayne Ramsey, Gavin Clay Henderson, Lacci Jo Henderson, Jolynn Pína, Justin Lee Bates, Thomas James Ramsey, Johnathon Ramsey, Gary Sanford; and 19 great grandchildren.
Betty was preceded in death by her parents, Jacob and Sarah Ivy; son, Barney Joe Ramsey; daughter, Mickey Sue Ramsey, and grandson, Jacob Tucker.
Serving as pallbearers for Betty will be Clint Ramsey, Glen Whittwer, Gavin Henderson, Justin Bates, Roy Dunman, and Kaleb Dunman.
To send condolences and sign the online guest book you may go to www.taylorfh.net.
Taylor Funeral Home, Timpson, is in charge of arrangements.