Elmer E. Ramey
Born 9 May 1912, Virginia
Died non Battle 17 September 1945
Army Air Forces
Cpl Ramey was the son of Henry Ramey and Mary Eaton and husband of Hattie M. Ramey.
He was admitted at the AAF Station Hospital, SAATSC, Kelly Field in Texas and died two hours later of Acute coronary artery sclerosis.
The Kingport Times, 21 September 1945
Funeral service for Cpl Elmer E. Ramey, 33, who died of a heart attack Monday at Kelley Field, Texas, will be held at Mt. Carmel Church Saturday at 2 P.m. The Rev. W.R. Dillon will officiate. Military services will be conducted by the American Legion. Burial will be in the Mt. Carmel Cemetery.
Corporal Ramey had been serving with the Army Air Force two years. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Hattie Simpson Ramey, by his mother, Mrs. Mary Davis, both of Kingsport; one brother, James R. Ramey, of the U.S. Army stationed in California; three half-brothers, Irvin Davis, U.S. Army. Stationed in France, Kelley Davis, U.S. Army, stationed in Germany, and Charles Davis of Kingsport; three half-sisters, Miss Jennie Davis of New York City, Miss Grace Davis and Mrs. C. P. Pitts of Greene County and his paternal grandmother, Mrs. Eliza Ramey of Kingsport.
- Rank: Corporal
- Date of birth: 9 May 1912
- Date of death: 17 September 1945
- County: Greene
- Hometown: Kingsport
- Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
- Conflict: World War II
- Burial/Memorial Location: Liberty Hill Cemetery, Mount Carmel, Hawkins County, TN
- Location In Memorial: Pillar IX, Bottom Panel
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