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Loubeth Ramey Hames

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Loubeth Ramey Hames
    Loubeth Ramey Hames, 89, died Aug. 10, 2013, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

    She was born Jan. 11, 1924, in Sulphur Springs, to Royal Rogers and Leta Mae Hamilton Ramey.
    She was the valedictorian in 1941 at Sulphur Springs High School. 
    She attended Texas Woman’s University (TSCW) and Arkansas State University with a major in secretarial science. She was a member of United Methodist Church since April 1933 and was a lifetime member of United Methodist Women. She was also a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
    Loubeth was an avid genealogist and a charter member of Hamilton National Genealogical Society, charter member of Yell County Genealogical Society and member of Lincoln County Tennessee (LCT) Genealogical Society. She published Robert Ryburn and Martha Peoples Ramey Ancestors and Descendants in 1977; Hames Heritage, Vol. I in 1980; and with Curtis G. Hames, Hames Heritage, Vol. II in 1992.
    She worked as the administrative assistant for the Dean of the College of Education at Arkansas State University for 26 years, retiring in May 1991.
    She moved to Houston in October 1991, and to Fort Lauderdale, Fla,. in December 2008.
    Loubeth is preceded in death by her husband, Roy Edward Hames, whom she married on Sept. 5, 1943, in Denton; a  sister, Mary Katharine Ramsey; a niece; and two infant great-grandchildren.
    She is survived by sister Jean Hutton of Louisville, Ken.; sons Roy Edward Hames and wife, Janet, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Ronald Eugene Hames and wife, Carolyn, of Spring; six grandchildren, Catherine Elizabeth Hames, Taura Hindsley, Russell Hames, Venita Carter, Eric Hames and Renee Tristan; six great-grandchildren; and four nieces.
    Tapp Funeral Home in Sulphur Springs will be handling the services.
    There will be a visitation Friday, Aug. 16,  from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m., and a graveside service Saturday, Aug. 17, at 10 a.m. in the City Cemetery in Sulphur Springs.
    Loubeth requested in lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to: Faithbridge (Missions) 18000 Stuebner Airline Road, Spring, Texas 77379.
    The online register can be signed at: www.tappfuneral.com

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