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Obituary for Betty Jo. Ramage Dees

Betty Jo Ramage Dees, 81, passed away Thursday, February 20, 2020 at the Attala County Nursing Center in Kosciusko, MS.

Funeral Services are 1:00pm on Sunday, February 23rd, at Culpepper Funeral Home. Burial will be at North Union Cemetery in Hesterville, MS.

Visitation will be at Culpepper Funeral Home Saturday, February 22nd from 3:00pm - 5:00pm.

Mrs. Dees is survived by son Billy Jim Dees; daughters Vickie Gove (Dan), Connie Christopher (Scott); grandchildren Elizabeth Maness (Ricky), Lyndsey Rigby (Ricky), Kayla Vance (Jason), Kelly Kelley (Chris), Lacie Hovas (Ryan), Candice Barber (Chase), and Kolby Gove; and fourteen great-grandchildren.

She was a member of Second Baptist Church and of the Order of the Eastern Star. She was a cosmetologist and a retired CNA.

Mrs. Dees was proceeded in death by her husband Jim Dees, parents Lonzo Hayden and Etta Hodges Ramage; brothers Hayden Ramage, Floyd Ramage, Allen Ramage, Cotton Ramage, and Paul Ramage; sisters Pearl Rigby, and Emma McBride; and daughter-at-heart Sherry Ingold.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Relay for Life.

Culpepper Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at