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Virginia Lenoir Reynolds Ramey

Posted on Friday, 17th February 2017 | Franklin

Virginia Lenoir Reynolds Ramey, 93, of Franklin, completed her earthly journey, Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017.

Born in Macon County, she was the daughter of the late Benjamin Ballard Lenoir and Lucinda Corine Huckaby Lenior. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Glover Reynolds and her last husband, Russell Ramey; her son, Kenneth Leon Reynolds; five brothers, J.B., Leon, John, Benny and Bill; and four sisters, Nell Harrison, Mary Wallace, Shirley Waldroop and Ada Florence Leatherwood. 

Virginia was a faithful member of Mount Hope Baptist Church. She had a quick wit and a great sense of humor, and enjoyed playing and winning rook and dominos with her family and friends. She was loved by all who knew her and was affectionately known as Nanny. 

She is survived by one daughter, Glenda Reynolds Hefner Armes (Ronnie) of Franklin; Donna Lloyd, who she thought of as a daughter; two sisters, Marie Holland and Jody Sellers, both of Franklin; four grandchildren, Rhonda Bateman (Luke), Jason Reynolds, Jennifer Roupp (Sheldon) and Kenneth Britt Reynolds; seven great-grandchildren, Kayla, Carlee, Sean, Savahna, Austin, Ryan, Ava and Grayson; one great-great-grandchild, Asher; daughter-in-law, Diane Reynolds; and a number of nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19 at Mount Hope Baptist Church. The Revs. Brian Pitts, Tracy Tallent and Don Moffitt will officiate. Burial will be at Mount Zion Cemetery. 

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, at Macon Funeral Home. 

Nephews will serve as Pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Mount Hope Baptist Lottie Moon Missions, 199 Old Patton Road, Franklin, NC 28734 or Gideons International, PO Box 372, Franklin, NC 28734.

Macon Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. 

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