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OBIT: Ms. Janice Ramsey Goolsby

Ms. Janice Ramsey Goolsby

Mrs. Janice Ramsey Goolsby died at the age of 60 at the St. Thomas Mid-Town Hospital in Nashville on Tuesday evening October 15, 2019 at 5:39 p.m. where she was admitted earlier that day suffering from respiratory failure.

Eld. Kenneth Summers officiated at the 11 a.m. Friday morning October 18th funeral services from the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home. Burial followed in the Garden of Everlasting Life at the Smith County Memorial Gardens.

One of four children, she was born Janice Annette Ramsey in Carthage on July 7, 1959 and was the daughter of James David “Junior” Ramsey Jr. of the Smith Branch Community and the late Dorothy Marie Bowman Ramsey who died at the age of 71 on August 31, 2011.

Mrs. Goolsby was also preceded in death by a brother, David Troy Ramsey, who died January 8, 2014 at the age of 46 as the result of a massive stroke.

Mrs. Goolsby was of the Missionary Baptist faith.

She was a 1977 graduate of Smith County High School.

Before becoming disabled Mrs. Goolsby was employed at the former Carthage Shirt Corporation.

Surviving in addition to her father is a daughter, Maria Goolsby and partner Tommy Nava of Carthage and their son Ezykiel Nava; grandmother, Ruth Pauline “Polly” Bowman of Carthage sister, Carolyn Tayse and husband Johnny of the Pleasant Shade Community; brother, Stanley Ramsey and wife Ginger Overstreet Ramsey of the Rawls Creek Community, sister-in-law Rhonda Hesson Ramsey of the Defeated Creek Community.