Georgia Mae Stover Ramsey is the oldest child of the late Mose and Bessie Smiley Stover. She was married to the late Eugene Ramsey. She was preceded in death by two brothers (Robert and Moses Jr) and one grandson, Don Lance Jr. She accepted Christ at an early age and joined the Good Hope Baptist Church under the leadership of Reverend Crosby. Moving to Fairfield, Alabama she joined Annieburg (Antioch Baptist Church) under the leadership of the late Dr. R A Anderson and continued at Antioch under the leadership of Reverend Dr. O C Oden, Jr.
Georgia obtained her early education in Sardis, Alabama at Mt. Olive Church School and completed High School at A.H. Parker High School in Birmingham, Alabama, Hillman Jefferson School of Nursing, and worked at University Hospital for may years. She then moved to Cleveland, Ohio where she attended Temple Baptist Church. She obtained an Associate Degree and worked in Labor and Delivery and was instrumental in helping deliver her first grandchild (Debra).
During Georgia's career as a Nurse she held many positions as shift supervisor. After 25 years in Ohio she returned to her home in Birmingham, Alabama where she worked at Hill Haven Nursing Home as a shift supervisor until she retired in 2003. She continued work after retirement as a private Nurse for many years.
In 2009 Georgia moved to Orangeburg, South Carolina with her daughter and son-in-law. She attended the Senior Citizens Center daily where she was an active participant in sports and won many gold medals. She faithfully attended New Mt Zion Baptist Church and Unity Fellowship Community Church under the new leadership of Reverend Jerome Anderson from 2009-2019.
Throughout her life Georgia served in many church auxiliaries and she established the Pastors Aid Ministry, now known as the Pastoral Concern Ministry at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, served in the Seniors Ministry, Mission Society, the Choir, and was a faithful member of Hannah's Sunday School Class. She was also an active member of the Local and State LPN Nurses Association in Alabama and a member of the Eastern Star in Cleveland, Ohio. Georgia is listed on the Wall of Tolerance in Montgomery, Alabama.
Throughout her life she expressed love and kindness and was loved my many.
She leaved to mourn two children; Reverend Dr. Bessie Powell (Don) of Orangeburg, SC, Donald Ramsey (Deborah) of Sacramento, California; five grandchildren, Debra Powell, Brandon Powell, Minita Clark, Joi Wade (Ricardo) and Ashley Ramsey; nine great-grandchildren, Vania Abel, JaiDon Powell, Jerrar Powell, Miniya Clark, Brandon Powell II, Morgan Powell, Adonis Clark, Raigon Wade, alndon Wade; one great-great-grandchild, Celineah Abel.
Three sisters of Birmingham, Alabama: Dr. Josephine S. Wallace, Angela Oden and Pamela Mincey; three brothers, Leroy Stover (JoeAnn) Birmingham, Alabama, Norman Stover (Susie) Birmingham, Alabama and Albert Stover of Los Angeles, California and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, family, friends and also the Anioch Missionary Baptist Church Family of Fairfiels, Alabama and Unity Fellowship Community Church Family of Orangeburg, SC.
Special acknowledgement to Orangeburg Regional Hospital and Staff along with Palmetto Health ICU and 7th floor Medical and Pastoral Staff in Columbia, SC.
Services will be proceed as follows;
The service will be held at on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 6:00pm at Unity Fellowship Community Church located at 2876 Broughton St in Orangeburg,SC 29115.