Sarah Charlene Ramsey passed away at Marshall, TX. on Monday, August 9, 2021, at age 84.
Visitation and Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, August 14, 2021, in the Groesbeck Funeral Home Chapel, with visitation from 1:00 p.m. until the funeral service begins at 2:00 p.m. Reverend Ben David Watson of the Victory Baptist Church of Groesbeck will officiate. Burial will follow in Cobb Cemetery.
Charlene was born June 1, 1937, in Fort Worth to Charles Henry Sharp and Ella Marie (Griffith) Sharp. She grew up in Groesbeck and graduated from Groesbeck High School in the Class of 1955.
After Charlene had met Charles David Ramsey of Thornton on Valentine’s Day on a blind date, they were united in marriage on May 28, 1955 at her parent’s home. While he was still in the military, they lived all over, including Mississippi, Salina, Kansas, and then later moving to Houston, where they resided for 34 years, until their final residence at home in Thornton.
Charlene worked as a U.S. Postal Clerk in Bellaire, TX for a number of years before retiring to be a full-time homemaker. She was a member of Victory Baptist Church in Thornton.
Charlene was loving, kind and generous. She loved sewing and making clothes for friends and family, cooking and gardening, canning fruits and vegetables, and making candies at holiday time. The most important highlights of Charlene’s life included her marriage to Charles, the birth of her daughter Jo Ann, the birth of her grandchildren, Jessica and Chris, and then the birth of her great grandchildren, Khloie and Ryleigh.
Charlene was preceded in death by both parents; her brother, Ed Sharp; her sister, Carolyn Davis; and her husband, Charles David Ramsey in 2008.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Jo Ann Ramsey Neal and Mike Neal of Marshall; granddaughter, Jessica Lynn Stahn and her husband Keith Stahn of Gilmer and their daughter, Khloie Stahn; and grandson, Chris Neal of Longview and his daughter, Ryleigh Neal. She is also survived by her brother and sister-in-law, Gene and Paula Sharp of Sherman; sister-in-law, Dora Sharp of Spring; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Gayle and Kathrine Ramsey of Houston; sister-in-law, Paula Dean Flasowski of Brenham; sister-in-law, Margret Coats of Bryan; and numerous nieces and nephews.