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     Lola “Kay” VanDorn Ramsey, age 80, of Lamar, Missouri, died unexpectedly Monday, April 2, 2018 at Cox Barton County Hospital.

   Kay was born June 1, 1937 in Pittsburg, Kansas to Clarence Edwin and Lola Grace (Leatherman) Venable. She graduated Liberal High School in 1955 and married Richard R. VanDorn in August of that same year. She worked as a clerk for the USDA office for over 21 years. After retirement, she managed Liberal Golden Homes and was a caregiver for Mary Kay Miller. Kay was also a member of Lamar First Christian Church. Kay married Bob Ramsey in Liberal, Missouri September 4, 2010.

     Kay is survived by her husband Bob Ramsey of the home; a son Michael (Christal) VanDorn, Haskell, Arkansas; a step-son David (Judy) Ramsey, Kansas City, Missouri; two daughters, Theresa (Jeff) Hewitt, Nevada, Missouri and Marilyn and Heath Schooling, Springdale, Arkansas; step-daughters, Vicky Deering, Smithville, Missouri, Sandy (John) Sutton, Leonardtown, Maryland, Nanette Shoemaker, Platt City, Missouri; Angela (Patrick) Lemieux, Kansas City, Missouri, and Vicky (Carl) Volkman, Pineville, Missouri. Two brothers, Gene (Dorothy) Venable, Stockton, Missouri, and Gary (Janet) Venable, Liberty, Missouri; two sisters, Linda (Ross) Gonzales, Liberty, Missouri, and Brenda (Marvin) Cornine, Blackwater, Missouri; grandchildren, Justin (Tara Meyer) Sprouls, Annie Combs, Shelby Carnes, Joshua VanDorn, Kaleb VanDorn Kyle VanDorn; many step-grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great great-grandchildren.

   Preceding her in death were her parents; first husband Richard VanDorn and a nephew, Todd Cornine.

     Funeral service will be 2:00 pm Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at Lamar First Christian Church with burial to follow in Liberal City Cemetery.

     The family will receive friends from 1:00 pm until service time Wednesday at the church.

     Contributions are suggested to Liberal City Cemetery in care of Daniel Funeral Home.



#3 Lamar, MoCharlie Combs 2019-01-27 08:30
Kay you can't image how much I miss you calling to check on me or to see if I would go to eat with you. You will forever stay in my heart .
#2 Clinton, MOBob Fenwick 2018-04-05 11:53
To all Kay's family... I am sorry to learn of her passing, but I rejoice with you in knowing of her love of Jesus and His promise to take care of her. My thanks to each of you for all the fond memories of good times together in Liberal. Be encouraged to keep on keeping on because God always saves the best to the last. My love and prayers to each of you, Bob Fenwick
#1 Smithville MoVicky Deering 2018-04-03 23:35
I thank you Kay for all the things you did for our father and may you always walk in the sunshine !

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