Willie Mae Ramsey

Posted: Thu 7:55 AM, Dec 05, 2013
Funeral Home: Memorial Oaks Chapel
August 2, 1928 - December 2, 2013

Willie Mae (Remmert) Bowman Ramsey, 85, of Brenham, formerly of Bryan, and widow of J.D. Ramsey, was called to her Lord on Dec. 2, 2013.
Graveside service for Willie Mae Ramsey will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5 with Rev. Lemuel Phillips officiating at St. James Lutheran Church Cemetery in New Wehdem. Visitation will be from 6 - 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4 at Memorial Oaks Chapel, Brenham, TX.

She was born on August 2, 1928, in Brenham to Wilhelm Louis Johannes (Willie John) and Anna Emilie (Ludwig) Remmert, and was raised in New Wehdem. She married Frank Bowman on January 12, 1952, who died on February 20, 1982, and later married J.D. Ramsey on September 15, 1990.

Willie Mae was baptized and confirmed at St. James Lutheran Church of New Wehdem and educated in the New Wehdem School.

Willie Mae was preceded in death by husband J.D., her parents, and brothers Melvin Remmert and Wilbert (Buddy) Remmert.

She is survived by her daughters and son-in-law Patricia Bowman and Larry Austin of Dallas; Rebecca Bowman of Garland; sons and daughters-in-law Ronald and Carlene Bowman of Brenham; Kenneth and Corinne Bowman of Tallahassee, FL; grandchildren Brandon and Amy Bowman of Montgomery; Brittney and Aaron Oquinn of Havelock, NC; and Andy and Alex Bowman, both of Tallahassee, FL; great-grandchildren Allie Oquinn of Havelock, NC, and Claire Bowman of Montgomery; sister Lenora Wellmann of Brenham; brothers and sisters-in-law Harold and Elizabeth Remmert; Arthur and LaVerne Remmert; and Alice Remmert, all of Bellville; and 12 nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to Brazos Valley Church of Christ Building Fund, P.O Box 12288, College Station, Texas 77842, or Hospice Brazos Valley, Brenham Office, 302 E. Blue Bell Rd., Brenham, TX 77833.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Memorial Oaks Chapel, 1306 W. Main St., Brenham, TX. To post a tribute to the family, visit,
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