Josephine (Ramos) Newton

February 8, 1946 ~ July 10, 2021 (age 75)


Josephine (Ramos) Newton, age 75 of Ferris, Texas passed away July 10, 2021. She was born February 8, 1946 in Waxahachie, Texas to the late Joe and Juanita (Pineda) Ramos. The youngest of nine siblings, she was a lifelong resident of Ellis County Texas. She attended high school in Waxahachie, Texas later working at Marilyn Belts and Bags in Ferris, Texas where she met her husband J. N. Newton. After their marriage she joined the Church of Christ. She later attended Navarro College in Corsicana, Texas, graduating as Salutatorian in 2001 as an occupational therapy assistant, a career she held until retirement. She also continued her education in Pediatric Feeding: Birth to Three in 2006 and also in Neuro-Devepomental Treatment for Pediatrics. It’s not known if she ever left the state, but she enjoyed very much her pets and especially her cats. Josephine could often be found watching her TV shows and reading the TV Guide. She loved politics and was a wonderful, quiet and beautiful person. She is loved and will be missed dearly by all of her family and friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband J. N. Newton; and seven siblings.

She is survived by longtime friend and companion Robbie McKay of Dallas; brother Luis P. Ramos of Midlothian and a host of nieces, nephews and other extended family members and friends .

Visitation will be held 6:00 - 8:00 PM Thursday, July 15, 2021 at Green Funeral Home .

Funeral service will be 12:00 PM Friday, July 16, 2021 at Green Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made in her honor to the Ferris Animal Shelter.


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July 15, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Green Funeral Home
207 S. Wood Street
Ferris, TX 75125

Funeral Service
July 16, 2021

12:00 PM
Green Funeral Home
207 S. Wood Street
Ferris, TX 75125

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