Mildred Gasaway Ramey


GOLDEN, MS – Mildred Gattis Gasaway Ramey, 89, died Sunday, February 10, 2019 at her residence. She was born December 19, 1929 in Tishomingo County, MS to George Washington Gattis and Maudie Mae Johnson Gattis. She was a homemaker and a member of Poplar Springs Baptist Church.

Services will be Wednesday, February 13, 2 p.m. at Deaton Funeral Home Chapel, Belmont, MS with Bro. Roger Johnson and Greg McCollum officiating. Burial will be in Joel Cemetery, Dennis, MS. Deaton Funeral Home, Belmont, MS will be in charge of arrangements.

She is survived by four children – Holly McCollum (Geary) and Eloise Hall, all of Red Bay, AL and Nancy Orrick and Regina Irby (Bobby) all of Fairview, MS; thirteen grandchildren – Greg McCollum, Stacy Johnson, Patrick McCollum, Rebecca Mayhall, Lisa Childers, Clint Irby, Wade Irby, Randy Gassaway, Jason Gassaway, Teresa White, Chuck Hall, Angela Orrick and Beverly Harless; twenty-four great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; one sister – Edna Ruth Hamby; one brother – Raymond Gattis; and one daughter-in-law – Brenda Gassaway Knight.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Cayce Gasaway and Wayne Ramey, her parents, a son, Jerry Gassaway, a granddaughter , Vicki Rogers, sons-in-law – Charles Hall and Richard Orrick; six sisters, Lottie Bell Lambert, Evelyn Poole, Christine Dempsey, Geraldine Bostick, Irene Neal and Hazel McAlister and five brothers, Howard Gattis, Wilmer Gattis, Ben Gattis, Woodrow Gattis and Thomas Gattis.

Pallbearers will be Randy Gassaway, Jason Gassaway, Wade Irby, Clint Irby, Chuck Hall, Gavin Johnson and Patrick McCollum.

Visitation will be Wednesday, February 13, 12-2 p.m. at Deaton Funeral Home, Belmont, MS.