In memory of
Monna M. Ramsey
Monna M. Ramsey 1921—2016 Loving Mother, Grandmother and Sister. Monna M. Ramsey, 95, of Machesney Park, passed away peacefully Tuesday, October 11, 2016. Born February 19, 1921, in Worthington, MO; daughter of Clarence and Ann (Sparks) Rouse. Monna was a smart business woman who worked in all different aspects during her life. From working in a factory to working in real estate to working with DCFS and fostering children. There wasn't anything that she couldn't do. Monna was a very strong independent woman who raised her three daughters on her own. Her daughters never went without. Her favorite pastimes were her rose gardens, cooking and playing Bingo. She was known for her peach cobbler and chicken and noodles. Monna was truly one of a kind who will never be forgotten. Survived by her daughters, Donna (Furman) Gregg, Sharron Wright, Rhonda (Brad) Henry; grandchildren, Vicki (Jim) Ramirez-Ferrell, Ricco (Ann) Ramirez, Renee (Derwin) Ramirez-Garner, Deanna (Rodney Thomas) Ramirez, Curtis (Sharon) Wright, Keith (Kelly) Wright, Dawn (Erin) Morris, Denise (Jeremy) Henry, Dillan Henry; 12 great-grandchildren; 5 great-great-grandchildren; brothers, Clarence Rouse of Glenwood, MO, Charles Rouse of GreenCastle, MO. Predeceased by parents; spouse, Marvin Ramsey; sisters, Eva Wilson, Ruby Williams; brothers, Nova Rouse, Bertie Rouse, James Rouse, Elvin Rouse. Funeral service at 10 a.m. Monday, October 17, at Sunset Funeral Home, 8800 North Alpine Rd, Machesney Park, with visitation from 9 a.m. until time of service. Entombment in Sunset Memorial Gardens. To share a memory or condolence visit www.sunsetfhmemgardens.com
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