Obituary of Miriam Canaday Ramsay ~ 2000

Transcribed by Joan S Dunn

Source: Savannah Morning News Jan 12 2000

WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. - Miriam Canaday Ramsay, 95, died Jan. 9 at the 
Episcopal Home at Still Hopes.
She was born in Bayboro, N.C., and was a graduate of New Hanover High 
School in Wilmington, N.C., and East Carolina Teacher's College in 
Greenville, N.C. She was active in local and state PTA and was chairman of 
District 5 PTA for five years.
She was a founding member of St. George Episcopal Church in Statesboro, Ga., 
and Christ Episcopal Church in Denmark, S.C., and was president of E.C.W., 
1974-1976, was on the Altar Guild, a member of the choir, a Sunday school 
teacher and on the Diocesan Board for five years. She helped organize the 
Denmark Garden Club and was its president. She was a member of Ikebana 
Society and an accredited state flower club judge. She was also active 
with the Cancer Society, Polio Society, Crippled Children's Society and 
Sixty Plus Club.
Survivors are a son and daughter-in-law, Ernest C. and Barbara G. Ramsay of
Norcross; a daughter and son-in-law, Carolyn F. Ramsay Grady and Ed L. 
Grady of Columbia; three granddaughters, Lydia Katherine Ramsay of New 
York City, Mrs. Neil G. Poland of Johnson City, Tenn., and Caroline R. 
Hattrich of Columbia; a grandson and granddaughter-in-law, Stephen C. and 
Melissa J. Hatrrich of Columbia; and four great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. today at Heavenly Rest Episcopal Church, 
Hampton County.
Peeples-Rhoden Funeral Home, Hampton.

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