Norma Jean Ramsey, age 65, of Greenville passed away Saturday, October 17, 2015 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, IL. Memorial services will be held Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at 5 PM at The Sorento Baptist Church. Friends may call Tuesday, October 20 after 4 PM at The Sorento Baptist Church.
Norma was born May 22, 1950 in Highland, IL to Charles O. and Helen J. (Conlee) Smith. She married James J.T. Ramsey on August 6, 1971 in Greenville. He survives. She is also survived by her son James “Jay” Ramsey and his wife Tammy of Cypress, IL., her daughter Jeanne Zbinden and her husand Kenneth of Greenville, IL, her brother Dale Smith of Coffeen, IL, her sister Mary Neathery of Oklahoma, eight grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
She grew up north of Greenville and graduated from Greenville High School. She then attended Rend Lake Junior College and received her Licensed Practical Nurse Degree. While she was attending college she worked at 2 Acres Restaurant and after college she worked at several nursing homes in Greenville and Hillsboro. She had been working in home healthcare until poor health forced her to retire.
Memorial contributions are suggested to The Lemuel Rhodes Cancer Foundation.
Young Funeral Home
118 E College Ave
Greenville, IL 62246