In memory of
Olus Cox Ramsey
In memory of
Olus Cox Ramsey
OLUS COX RAMSEY 95, a resident of Espa¤ola, passed away on Monday, February 17, 2014. She was born March 24, 1918 in Palco, Graham County, Kansas. Olus was the sixth of seven children born to R.Z. Elwood Cox and Lillie Johnson Cox at Palco, Kansas. When she was approximately the age of 8 or 9, the family migrated to New Mexico by way of Colorado and settled near the community of what is now Los Ojos in Rio Arriba County. Olus attended high school in Olden, Texas, graduating as Salutatorian of her class on May 24, 1935. That same year she married T.J. Ramsey at Abilene, Texas. The Ramsey's moved back to Rio Arriba County and made their home there until 1945 when they moved to the Espa¤ola Valley. Olus was a housewife until 1957 when she found employment at the Los Alamos Hospital for a year then worked as a lab technician at the Los Alamos National Laboratory. Olus retired from Los Alamos in April in 1977 and became self employed as a building contractor. From 1977 to the late 1990's she built new houses and remodeled existing homes. She was preceded in death by her parents and all her siblings. Olus is survived by her sons, Jack C. Ramsey (Sherril), Dean D. Ramsey (Dianne), Tom C. Ramsey (Margaret); niece and caregiver for the past 2 ½ years, Dolphine Subosits and her daughters, Linda Saladrigas and Tawny Basino; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; two great-great granddaughters; four nieces; one nephew and numerous great-nieces and nephews. Cremation is being planned and services will be announced at a later date. Olus lived life on her own terms and died at home in the care of those she loved. Vaya Con Dios Olus and happy trails to you. The family of Olus Cox Ramsey has entrusted their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Espa¤ola Valley. 505-747-7477 - www.devargasfuneral.com
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In memory of
Olus Cox Ramsey
OLUS COX RAMSEY 95, a resident of Espa¤ola, passed away on Monday, February 17, 2014. She was born March 24, 1918 in Palco, Graham County, Kansas. Olus was the sixth of seven children born to R.Z. Elwood Cox and Lillie Johnson Cox at Palco, Kansas. When she was approximately the age of 8 or 9, the family migrated to New Mexico by way of Colorado and settled near the community of what is now Los Ojos in Rio Arriba County. Olus attended high school in Olden, Texas, graduating as Salutatorian of her class on May 24, 1935. That same year she married T.J. Ramsey at Abilene, Texas. The Ramsey's moved back to Rio Arriba County and made their home there until 1945 when they moved to the Espa¤ola Valley. Olus was a housewife until 1957 when she found employment at the Los Alamos Hospital for a year then worked as a lab technician at the Los Alamos National Laboratory. Olus retired from Los Alamos in April in 1977 and became self employed as a building contractor. From 1977 to the late 1990's she built new houses and remodeled existing homes. She was preceded in death by her parents and all her siblings. Olus is survived by her sons, Jack C. Ramsey (Sherril), Dean D. Ramsey (Dianne), Tom C. Ramsey (Margaret); niece and caregiver for the past 2 ½ years, Dolphine Subosits and her daughters, Linda Saladrigas and Tawny Basino; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; two great-great granddaughters; four nieces; one nephew and numerous great-nieces and nephews. Cremation is being planned and services will be announced at a later date. Olus lived life on her own terms and died at home in the care of those she loved. Vaya Con Dios Olus and happy trails to you. The family of Olus Cox Ramsey has entrusted their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Espa¤ola Valley. 505-747-7477 - www.devargasfuneral.com
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623 N. Railroad Ave.
Espanola, NM 87532
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