Ethel Ramey Faulkner, 88, of Eddyville, died Monday, Oct. 4, 2021, at Rivers Bend Retirement Center in Kuttawa.

She was a homemaker, a member of Eddyville First Baptist Church and enjoyed reading and traveling.

She is survived by one daughter, Patti (Steve) Simmons, Bowling Green; four sons, Dennis (Bonnie) Faulkner of Eddyville, Ronnie (Vicki) Faulkner of Eddyville, Donnie (Mitzi) Faulkner of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and Danny (Jochelle) Faulkner of Eddyville; two sisters, Linda Williamson of Princeton and Ann (Bill) Dunning of Eddyville; two brothers, Tony (Vickie) Ramey of Tampa, Florida, and H.C. Beck of Princeton; one sister-in-law, Shirley Ramey of Texas; nine grandchildren, Wendy (Sean) Manchanda, Corey (Lily) Faulkner, Micheal (Renee) Faulkner, Michella Hensley, Lauren (Drew) Coomer, Danielle Faulkner, Kelsey (Tyler) Martin, Stephanie (Matt) Ernsting and Brad Simmons; fifteen great-grandchildren, Aaron Cannon, Jake Cannon, Cole Cannon, Ramey Manchanda, Mae Faulkner, Jae Faulkner, Noah Faulkner, Nate Faulkner, Lydia Hensley, Aidan Hensley, Isaac Coomer, Alex Coomer, Asher Martin, Alexander Ernsting and William Ernsting; four great-great-grandchildren, Myranna Cannon, Aryanna Cannon, Henley Cannon and Lainey Cannon and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Faulkner; her parents, Clinton and Thelma Holloway Ramey; her paternal grandparents, A.C. and Mildred Ramey; her maternal grandparents, Richard and Virgie Holloway; two sisters, Virginia Belle Glass and Mary Smith; two brothers, A.C. Ramey and Hale Ramey; one grandson, Derek Faulkner; and one great-granddaughter, Eva Hensley.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021, at the Lakeland Funeral home with Tim Perdue officiating. Burial followed Rolling Hills Cemetery in Eddyville.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Eddyville First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 599, Eddyville, KY 42038, or the charity of your choice.

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