Obituary for Gertrude Ramey
Gertrude Anne Ramey, 81, of Chesterfield, formerly of Hampton, Virginia, passed away on Monday, February 26, 2018 at the Dunlop House. She was preceded in death by her parents Michael Hovan and Irene Westphal Grizzle; her stepfather, Clyde Grizzle; her husband, Corvallis W. Ramey; and a son-in-law, William Benninghove. Mrs. Ramey was an active member of Woods United Methodist Church. She loved to travel, and would attend church in Manteo, North Carolina and Juno Beach, Florida. She was the former Treasurer for Commtronics of Virginia. The family will always remember her as a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She is survived by her sons, Dale W. Ramey (Debbie) of Disputanta, and Kevin E. Ramey (Lisa) of Dinwiddie; a daughter, Cynthia A. Benninghove of Chesterfield; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and brothers, Michael Hovan of Hampton and David Bruce Grizzle of Matoaca. A Funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, March 2, 2018 at Woods United Methodist Church, 7200 Hickory Road, S. Chesterfield, Virginia 23803. Burial will follow in Dale Memorial Park, Chesterfield. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, March 1, 2018 at the Colonial Heights Chapel of the E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes & Crematory, 2033 Boulevard. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Woods United Methodist Church. Condolences may be registered at www.ealvinsmall.com.