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Nellrose 'Nelle' Ramey, 89, of Brazil, passed away July 5, 2017, at Cloverleaf Nursing Home. She was born Nov. 4, 1927, in Ohio, the daughter of the late Walter and Mabel (Elliott) Fowler.
Nelle graduated from Lewisville High School. She married the love of her life, Kenneth C. Ramey, on March 2, 1947. He preceded her in death on Sept. 29, 1999.
Nelle worked many jobs throughout her life. To name a few, she worked in retail and was a dental assistant. She was the part owner of Norella Figure Salon and owner and operator of Brazil Greenhouse and Garden Center for 21 years.
Nelle was a past member of Delta Theta Tau, Order of Eastern Star, American Legion Post 2 Ladies Auxiliary, and Elks Lodge 762. In her spare time, she enjoyed gardening, sewing, and was an avid sports fan, especially watching the Indiana Pacers.
In addition to her parents and her husband of 52 years, she was preceded in death by her son, Chris Ramey; son-in-law, Timothy Pell; and sister, Marianna Cronk and her husband Richard.
She is survived by her daughter, Kenna Pell (David Gjesvold); grandchildren, Brant Pell, Kent Pell (Shelby Gates), Carson Ramey (Mandy) and Cara Vazquez Ramey (Marco); great-grandchildren, Liam Ramey and Miles Ramey; daughter-in-law, Diana Ramey; nephews, Mark and Tim Cronk and their families; and significant other, Dale Alfred; as well as extended family and friends.
A graveside service will take place at a later date at Clearview Cemetery. At the request of Nelle's family, cremation will take place. To leave a note of condolence, visit:
Published on July 6, 2017
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