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June Ramsey Henry

May 29, 1949 April 17, 2019
June Ramsey Henry
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June Ramsey Henry, 69, of Newberry, died on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at Newberry County Memorial Hospital.

June was born on May 29, 1949 in Lebanon, Indiana, a daughter of the late Wilbur and LaVada Stockton Ramsey.

She was a very active member of First Baptist Church of Newberry participating in many church functions until her health declined.

She greatly enjoyed swimming and camping, and for many years was the drummer for the Golden Steel Band. Her daily living was based on the biblical principles of love, compassion and caring and she lived each day with the philosophy of “who can I make smile today”.

Survivors include her husband of 52 years, Donald “Don” I. Henry, Jr. of the home; children, Janice Babb (Chris) of Indian Trail, NC, Jessica Moran (Quincy) of Chapin and Donald “Don: Henry, III (Ashley Washington) of Clinton; grandchildren, Donald Henry, IV, Philip Henry (Devon), William “Tyler” Babb, Christian “Taylor” Babb, Victoria Babb and Skylend Moran; a great grandchild, Miyah Henry; a sister, Diane Ramsey Gates (Larry); spouses-in-law, Alice Ramsey, Janice Ramsey and Bruce Ramsey.

In addition to her parents, she was pre-deceased by brothers, Wilbur Gene Ramsey, Russell Ray Ramsey, and David Ramsey.

Services will held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, April 20 at First Baptist Church of Newberry conducted by the Rev. Dr. Albert Allen, the Rev. Dr. Ken Harmon and Dr. Oscar Lovelace. Burial will follow in Newberry Memorial Gardens.

Visitation will be from 6:30 until 8:00 PM on Friday, April 19 at Whitaker Funeral Home in Newberry.

Memorials are suggested to Pets at Duke, Duke Cancer Institute, Durham NC.

Active pallbearers will be Devon Henry, Joe Bishop, Christian Babb, Jimmy Underwood, Mike Duffie, Quincy Suber, Lloyd Brigman, and William Babb.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Tommy & Sheri Piquino, Dr. Oscar Lovelace, Vera Duffie, Lisa Bishop, and the Golden Steel Band Members.

On line condolences may be sent to the family at

Whitaker Funeral Home, Newberry, is assisting the family.

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6:30 PM 4/19/2019 6:30:00 PM - 8:00 PM 4/19/2019 8:00:00 PM
Whitaker Funeral Home - Newberry

1704 College Street
Newberry, SC 29108

Whitaker Funeral Home - Newberry
1704 College Street Newberry 29108 SC
United States





11:00 AM 4/20/2019 11:00:00 AM
First Baptist Church

1020 Boundary Street
Newberry, SC 29108

First Baptist Church
1020 Boundary Street Newberry 29108 SC
United States

Cemetery Details


Newberry Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

15127 CR Koon Hwy
Newberry , SC 29138

15127 CR Koon Hwy Newberry 29138 SC
United States

Memorial Contribution

Pets at Duke

c/o Duke Cancer Institute
Durham, NC

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