Tinia Laura Ramsuer Gamble, daughter of late parents -Christopher Columbus and Sarah Ramsuer-Carson born February 10,1930 in Asheville, North Carolina. Tinia was called home by the Lord on February 11, 2022.
Tinia was a faithful member of Wilson Chapel United Methodist Church until it dissolved. She did not hesitate to become a faithful member of Hopkins Chapel AME Zion Church where she remained an active member. She was a dedicated Deaconess as well as her work with the Usher Board, kitchen committee and any where needed. Tinia was also a member of the City-Wide Usher Union until her health began to decline.
She obtained her GED and a Certified Nursing Assistant Certification. Over the years she worked at the Head Start Program, Mills Manufacturing and Visiting Home Professionals from which she retired.
Her favorite past time every morning was reading the ‘Daily Bread’. She also liked to knit, doing word searches and jigsaw puzzles, but her utmost joy was always being supportive and available for her family.
Tinia was preceded in death by her sisters, Mary Ramsuer Gamble and Martha Ramsuer Ligon; brother, Robert Ramsuer, Sr.; daughters, Phyllis Folston and Frankie Mackey; grandsons, Kenneth Gamble and Derrick Folston; and granddaughter, Tonyetta Folston.
She is fondly remembered by sons, Donnie of Durham NC., Terry of Saginaw MI, Rayford (Faye) of St. Petersburg FL, and Rodney of Winston-Salem, NC; daughters, Pamella of Raleigh, NC, Angela (Kenneth) of Raleigh, NC, Cecelia (Lester) of Winston-Salem, NC, Lucinda (Tyrone) of New City, NY. She is survived by 13 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; 18 great-great-grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other extended family and friends.
Public viewing will be from 4:00-6:00 pm Friday, February 18, 2022 in the chapel of Ray Funeral & Cremation Service. Funeral service will be 2:00 pm Saturday, February 19, 2022 at Hopkins Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church. Burial will follow at Violet Hill Cemetery.
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