MULKEYTOWN -- Esther Vivian (Ramsey) Blaco, 81, formerly of Mulkeytown, passed away July 30, 2008, in Nokesville, Virginia.
She was born Aug. 16, 1926, in Mulkeytown to Charles Lyle and Myrtle (Pharis) Ramsey.
Esther was a devoted mother to her children.
Survivors include her children, Debra (Greg) Bishop of Oregon, Thomas (Brenda) Iles of Virginia and Kimberly (Shannon) Crawford of California; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brother, Charles Ramsey; sister-in-law, Rose Ramsey; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Reba Lefler; brother, Lester Ramsey; and infant son, Gary Lee Guthrie.
In honor of her request, she was cremated.
Graveside services will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, in Mulkeytown Cemetery. Family and friends are asked to gather at the cemetery.
Pyle Funeral Home in Johnston City is in charge of arrangements.