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Wanda Fern (Reaves) Ramsey

December 29, 1936 ~ July 23, 2019 (age 82)

Wanda Fern Reaves Culbertson Ramsey, 82, Nevada, Missouri, passed away at The University of Kansas Medical Center on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 following a brief illness. 

Wanda was born December 29, 1936 in Humansville, MO to Howard Wilton and Bonnie “Corene” (Earnest) Reaves.  She married Charles Culbertson on June 10, 1956 in Nevada, MO and Richard Ramsey on December 22, 1979 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Wanda attended Nevada schools.  She was a homemaker and an excellent seamstress. She worked at The Town and Country Grocery Store in Nevada from 1978-1979.  She was an avid bowler and also enjoyed heading the Junior Bowling League at the Capri Bowl in the 1960’s – 1970’s.  She worked passionately on her family’s genealogy for over 30 years.

Survivors include her husband, Richard, of Sunny Valley, Oregon; two daughters, Alana (Culbertson) Gayman, Nevada, MO, and Jeri Ann (Ramsey) Canady and her husband Kenny, Sunny Valley, Oregon; four grandchildren, Jenna (Mosher) Furry and Whitney (Mosher) Houseman, Ozark, MO, and Mason and Morgan Canady, Sunny Valley, Oregon; five great grandchildren, Serenity, Patience, BreAnna, Traxten, and Ezekial; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and her three sisters, Ramona, Clara Rae, and Jerrie Ann.

Memorial Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 27, 2019 at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada with Pastor Chris Baumgarner officiating. The family will receive friends from 1-2:00 p.m.  prior to the service at the funeral home.

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