Leona Emmerling Ramsay, age 92 of Hendersonville, passed away on Sept. 27, 2017.
She was born to Harold and Dorothea Emmerling on May 3, 1925 in Lackawanna, NY. Leona was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was an avid Notre Dame football fan and golf watcher.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, John Ramsay.
She is survived by her son, James (Wendy) Ramsay; her daughter, Mary Patricia (John) Van Brink; brother, Harold (Maggie) Emmerling; sisters, Rose Marsolais and Dori McGovern; grandchildren, Jamie (Brian) Stewart and Lisa Crowell; and great-granddaughter Abbi Stewart.
Her family will receive friends on Sunday, Oct. 1, from 4 until 6 p.m. at Austin & Bell Funeral Home, Hendersonville. Her Celebration of Life service will be on Monday, Oct. 2, at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of The Lake Catholic Church in Hendersonville with Father Eric Fowlkes as Celebrant. Family and Friends will serve as pallbearers. Interment will follow in Hendersonville Memory Gardens.
Services have been entrusted to Austin & Bell Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 104 Sanders Ferry Road, Hendersonville TN 37075, 615-822-4442. www.austinandbell.com