Bella Vista Funeral Home & Crematory

2258 Forest Hills Blvd., Bella Vista, AR


Phone: 479-855-1611

Myron Max Ramey

Gravette, AR

1927 - 2013

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Published: February 10, 2013

Myron Max Ramey, 85 of Gravette, Ark., died Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, at Circle of Life Hospice, Bentonville, Ark. He was born in Natoma, Kan., Dec. 13, 1927, to Max C. Ramey and Dorothea Maria Hackerott Ramey. Myron was a Marine Corps veteran.

Myron married Ruth Coleen Puryear on April 3, 1949, by her grandfather, Henry Reese. Myron was a union carpenter by trade in Southern California for 37 years then retired to Gravette, Ark., in 1991. He was a member of Bella Vista Assembly of God.

He is preceded in death by his parents and six sisters, Marjorie Duncan, Marvel Heistand, Mary Emma Nichols, Myrna Fox and Hertha Jones.

He is survived by his wife, Ruth Coleen, of the home; two sons, Johnny Max and wife Sharon Ramey, of Gravette, Ark., Kenneth Clarence and wife Susan, of Thousand Oaks, Calif., and one daughter, Kathern Marie and husband Edward Neal Phelps of Gravette, Ark.; seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, at Bella Vista Assembly of God Church with the funeral service at 2 p.m. Tuesday, at Bella Vista Assembly of God Church, Bella Vista, Ark., followed by a graveside service at Daniels Cemetery, Gravette, Ark., officiated by Pastor Jonathan Watson and under the direction of Bella Vista Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Glenn Puryear, Terry Puryear, Richard Puryear, Scott Puryear, James Martin and Phil Smith.

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