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Sarah Louise Ramsay

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at Hathorn Funeral Home in Columbia for Mrs. Sarah Louise Ramsay, 93 of Columbia, who passed away Thursday, March 7, 2019 at Asbury Hospice House in Hattiesburg. Interment will be at Woodlawn Cemetery. Dr. Bryant Barnes will officiate. Visitation will be held from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Friday, March 8, 2019 at Hathorn Funeral Home.

Mrs. Ramsay was a 1948 graduate of the Methodist School of Nursing in Hattiesburg. She served in various capacities as a Registered Nurse from 1948 until 1967 and taught nursing courses at the Columbia/Marion County Career Center from 1967 until her retirement in 1990.

She was very active in professional and civic organizations and was a former member of the American Nurses Association, the Mississippi Nurses Association, the Marion County Nurses Association, the Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, the Women’s Culture Club of Columbia, the Golden Acres Garden Club, the Mississippi Retired Teachers Association, and the Marion County Retired Teachers Association, and she had been a Member of the First Baptist Church of Columbia since 1955.

Mrs. Ramsay also enjoyed traveling, reading, needlepointing, gardening, and spending time with family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her Parents, Tollie Clint & Beulah West Cabaniss; her Husband of 51 years, Lee Y. Ramsay, Sr.; their Son, Lee Y. "Sonny" Ramsay, Jr.; two Brothers, T.C. Cabiniss, Jr., James “Bo” Cabaniss; and two Sisters, Jean Murray, Redonia Housley.

She is survived by her Daughter, Linda Pitts, of Columbia; one Sister, Pat Roseberry, of Katy, Texas; one Grandchild, Jennifer Burke, of Las Vegas, Nevada; and 3 Great Grandchildren, all of Las Vegas, Nevada.

Pallbearers will be John Allen Cabaniss, Joe Cabaniss, Laney Roseberry, Kent Housley, James “Bubba” Murry, and Joben Murry.

Hathorn Funeral Home in Columbia is in charge of the arrangements. Family and friends may sign an online guestbook at


Sarah Louise Ramsay
January 29, 1926 - March 7, 2019





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