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327 West King Street
Martinsburg, WV 25401
Phone: 304-263-8896
Fax: 304-263-9248
Ramona Smith

Ramona Smith

Wednesday, June 14th, 1933 Monday, April 15th, 2019

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Obituary for Ramona Clara Smith (Hess)

Ramona Clara (Hess) Smith, of Martinsburg, passed away peacefully Monday, April 15, 2019 at Berkeley Medical Center.

Born June 14, 1933 in Martinsburg, she was the daughter of the late Allen Albert Hess and Florence Amelia (Bender) Hess.

She was a 1951 graduate of Hedgesville High School. Ramona was a licensed practical nurse and was an Elder of First Presbyterian Church. She was also secretary of Hedgesville Cemetery from 1954 to 2017.

She is survived by her three sons, Mickey Warren Hess, and Gregory Scott Hess and wife Kit, and Stacey Blake Smith; grandchildren, Krista Kidwell and husband Bret, Brian Hess, Allison Barrett and husband Josh, and Jennifer Hess; six great-grandchildren, Ian Kidwell, Ava Kidwell, Brody Kidwell, Joshua Barrett II, Madison Barrett, Trenton Hess; one sister, Pauline Ellis; and one brother, Albert Hess, and a number of special nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert “Bobby” A. Smith on June 14, 2005; infant son Bradley Hess; two sisters Anne Wise and Anita Bauer; and one brother, Edgar Hess.

Family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, April 19, 2019 at Brown Funeral Home.

Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday April 20, 2019 at Brown Funeral Home with Pastor Paul Wolverton officiating. Interment will be in Hedgesville Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the Hedgesville Cemetery Association.

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  • Visitation

    Friday, April 19th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    Brown Funeral Home
    327 West King Street
    MARTINSBURG, WV
    Friday, April 19th, 2019
    5:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Service

    Saturday, April 20th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Brown Funeral Home
    327 West King Street
    MARTINSBURG, WV
    Saturday, April 20th, 2019
    11:00am
    Officiant
    Pastor Paul R. Wolverton
  • Interment

    Hedgesville Cemetery
    100 Mount Zion St.
    HEDGESVILLE, WV

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Freddie Wise

Aunt Ramona was like a second mother to me with many special memories and I loved her dearly. I'm so sad to see her leave but so happy that I was able to be with her recently and that she is in a better place. My Sympathy and Love goes out to Stacey, Greg, Micky and family! Aunt Ramona you will never be forgotten. You made a difference in my life and I thank you for being there for me. Please give all of our loved ones in Heaven a hug from me especially Mom and Brad. All my Love Freddie
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Love little Freddie Wise and Tyler !

My deepest sympathy and Love to Aunt Ramona and her family. You will be missed deeply and have a special place in my heart. Sorry I couldn't be there
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Jimmy & Diane Ellis

You will be missed.
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Debbie Benner

Love & Prayers to Ramona and her family, Your lovely Sister Pauline & Brother Albert! Priceless Memories!
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