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Rachel Ramirez Kirksey

Rachel Kirksey

Rachel Ramirez Kirksey, age 74, of Crockett, passed away Monday, May 13, 2019 at her residence. She was born October 30, 1944 in Crockett to parents, Cedar Borja Ramirez and Sally Molanders Ramirez. She was a homemaker and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.

Rachel is survived by her husband of 55 years, Charlie Kirksey of Crockett; daughters, Kimberly Gonzalez and husband, Manuel of Crockett, Vonda Tainatongo and husband, Frank of Tucson, AZ, Tiffany Guzman and husband, Luis of Crockett; son, Charles Kirksey of Winnsboro; granddaughters, Anna Gonzalez, April Guzman, Maya Tainatongo, Emily Guzman, Yolette Guzman, Mia Gonzalez; grandsons, Mano Tainatongo, Casey Kirksey, Tucker Guzman; brother, Paul Ramirez of Crockett; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Sue and Ronald McConnell of Crockett, Linda and Bill Hornaday of Grapeland, Sharon Kirksey of Crockett, Floyd Kirksey of Crockett, Wayne Kirksey of Crockett, Ruth Ramirez of Crockett; along with numerous nieces nephews, and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her parents, Cedar and Sally Ramirez; brothers, John Ramirez, Benjamin Ramirez, Cedar Ramirez, Jr., Daniel Ramirez; sister, Eve Dodson; father-in-law and mother-in-law, William “Jack” Kirksey and Mary Elizabeth “Lizzie” Kirksey; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Jimmy Dodson, Carl Kirksey, Opal Ramirez, Sam Ramirez, Judy Kirksey, Ruby and Red Hughes.

Memorial services for Rachel Ramirez Kirksey to be scheduled at a later date.

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  1. Im sad to hear the news today.
    I was blessed to have Racheal in
    My life as a wonderful, kind and loving mother n law. She was always kind to me as I’m sure she was to everyone. My heartfelt thoughts and condolences go out her wonderful family.

  2. My deepest Condolences for You all. My Heart is Broken to learn of Rachel’s passing. Prayers and Love for each of You.

  3. Many laughs and good times shared with this family, my deepest condolences to the family.

  4. Charlie,
    I am so sorry for your loss. Just know that I will have you in my thoughts and prayers.

    Your long time friend,

    Martha Gibson Philen

  5. Sad to hear about Rachel. She, like the rest of her family, had a quick and sharp wit. She was devoted to her family and I know she will be missed by them.

  6. Our prayers are with you and your family at this time.

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