Ola Ramey Clinton passed away peacefully at the age of 80 on July 14, 2018 at her home in Grand Prairie, Texas. She was born on November 4, 1937 to Russell Monroe Ramey and Ida Mae Ramey in Houston, Texas where she lived until the age of twenty. After spending time in northeast Texas, she eventually came to reside in Natchitoches, Louisiana.
Ola was a member of the First Baptist Church in Natchitoches. She was a member of the choir and participated in numerous church activities. While living in Natchitoches, Ola attended Northwestern State University and earned her bachelor and master’s degree in Education. She began a long teaching career during which she taught at all levels from elementary school to college. Ola was also instrumental in helping the Natchitoches Parish School System implement the gifted and talented program. After leaving Natchitoches, she moved to Texas and taught in several school districts before retiring in 2008.
Ola enjoyed traveling and spending time by the ocean. For those that knew her well, she will be remembered as a kind and caring person who will truly be missed.
Preceding Ola in her death were her parents, her daughter Lynne Clinton Willett and her two sisters, Frankie Foster and Nella Ryan. She is survived by her two sons, Delbert (Danna) Clinton of Broussard, LA and Tony Clinton of Grand Prairie, TX, her son-in-law Stoney Willett of Grand Prairie, TX, and four grandchildren, Laura (Glynn) Trautman, Brett Clinton, Clinton (Linsey) Willett, and Chad Willett.
Graveside services will be held on Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 11:00 am at the Cook Cemetery in the Linwood Community near Alto, TX. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the American Cancer Society in memory of Lynne Clinton Willett. Donations can be made through the following link: https://donate3.cancer.org.