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Cynthia “Cindy” Jean Ramsey

FORT WORTH-Cynthia “Cindy” Jean Ramsey, was surrounded by her loving family and went to be with the Lord Friday, May 31, 2019 at the age of 60.
Celebration of Life: 2:00 p.m. Saturday, June 8, 2019 at The Met Church, 11301 N. Riverside Dr., Fort Worth, Texas 76244, Sr. Pastor Dan Hooper officiating.
Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. Friday evening at The Met Church.
Interment: Cindy will be laid to rest at Laurel Land Memorial Park in Fort Worth, Texas near her family, Bro. Don Wills officiating.
Cindy was born in Fort Worth, Texas on September 4, 1958 to Robert Wayne Hawkins & Bennie Jean Kennedy Hawkins. She met her husband Bill Ramsey and they have had 42 beautiful years of marriage and served together as Pastors of First Baptist Church of Fort Worth before they came to Keller and started The Met Church for the past 20 years. They have joyfully served side by side displaying a deep love for each other, their children and their church family. Cindy exemplified the true meaning of a Godly Christian woman in her life every day. She spoke at many women’s events and loved to be with her husband, children and grandchildren.
Cindy is preceded in death by her father, Robert Wayne Hawkins; grandparents, Harlan and Imogene Kennedy and Clarence Hawkins and Thelma Wright.
Survivors: Husband of 42 years, Bill Ramsey; daughter, Shannon Ramsey Townsley and husband, Rick; son, Billy Ramsey and wife, Whitney; grandchildren, Samuel Townsley, Emma Townsley, William Townsley and Everly Ramsey; mother, Bennie Hawkins; brother, Keith Hawkins; brother, Kenny Wayne Hawkins and wife, Robin; aunt and uncle, Linda and Hardy Thomas; cousins, Danny Stacy and Steven Stacy; and countless family and friends all over the world.

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Condolence Messages

  1. Marsha Wesley

    Cindy was a beautiful person inside and out. She made a lasting and eternal impact on my life, as she did many others. I will cherish the time we spent together. Praying that God surround you with His perfect peace and love.

  2. Wayne and Berna Dean Lee

    Our thoughts and prayers, for the family. She exemplified her love for the church, her husband, friends and family. She blessed all who knew her.

  3. Buchanan Patricia Ann

    My beautiful cousin Cindy will be forever missed. My love and prayers go out to her family.

    • Bill and Leslie Donahue

      Bill, Shannon, Billy and family,
      Our hearts hurt for all of you. Cindy was such a special lady and always lit up the room when she walked into The Met. Our prayers are with all of you to find comfort in this time.

  4. Our hearts are broken to see her leave us so soon, and for Bill and his precious family, but it also rejoices knowing that for her to be absent from the body is for her to be present with The LORD.
    I had the blessing and privilege to know Cindy for 40 years and the blessing to serve in ministry with her for at least 15 years. It was a joy to share in life together as we had our children and watched them grow up together most of their young lives. We have so many found, loving and fun memories with Dr.Bill and Cindy, and we will always cherish them in our hearts. Last night I smiled as I recalled times the staff would be at their home for a special occasion and we would decide in the evening to go to a movie and after the movie we’d decide we would watch another and then another. We would have a “movie marathon “ till the wee hours of the morning (we could do that then because we were much younger) We love you Bill, Shannon and Billy and as long as God keeps us here we will be here for you! With much love and prayers

  5. Condolences for this beautiful family. May God heal all your hearts and remind you He is there as your comforter.

    With sincere sympathy,
    Karen Percy
    Nashville, Tn

  6. Steve & Kelly Johnston

    We are truly saddened by the loss of Cindy. What a legacy she leaves behind! I can only imagine her homecoming with Jesus welcoming her. Praying for the Ramsey family as you all begin your journey without your precious wife, mom, & grandma. We love you guys and know that He is holding you now, comforting each of you. ❤️

  7. You are such an awesome Lady! The true picture of a soul touched by God his self! You were always so sweet and put everyone before your self. You always had a big smile on your face and wanted to make sure everyone else around you had a smile as well. You have a magical personality and will be sorely missed! Heavon gained one heck of angel. Love you lots!

  8. May God wrap His arms around you and give you peace, comfort and strength as you navigate the next few weeks. Love you all.

  9. David and Leslie Altamos

    We were not blessed to have met Cindy, but hearing about her and her path, her goals and her drive make us feel as though we did.
    We can only pray that we have a faith as strong as hers. Her smile in her pictures is infectious and that makes us smile, just knowing what a loving soul she was. Our prayers to everyone for peace. Rest with God Miss Cindy. You surely earned it.

  10. Julie Riddle Webster

    Ramsey family,
    Bill we double dated to O. D. Wyatt’s senior prom in 1976 and I knew you two were in love for life! It wasn’t long until I stood by Cindy( in a bright yellow dress)as you committed your lives to each other before God. So Proud of you for keeping those vows for better or worse, in sickness & in health, till death do you part! Well done and brought Glory to God through it all. Thanks for the memories my sweet friend Cindy!! PRAISE GOD FROM WHOM ALL BLESSINGS FLOW!!
    Love & Prayers,
    Julie Riddle Webster
    Waco, Texas

  11. jerrel wilkins

    No words can express the pain from the loss of a spouse, child, sibling, or parents. Our prayers are with you during this difficult time. From the family members of Hugh Wilkins – deceased; (surviving sons Jerrel and Danny Wilkins and Cynthia Wilkins-Myers).
    Psalms 23:1-6

  12. Brian and Amanda Batey

    Brian and I love all of you so dearly. My mom and dad welcomed Cindy into heaven, knowing my mother, I’m sure she’s already made her some tea cakes! Imagine how beautiful she is in heaven…. she was such an amazingly beautiful woman on earth!

  13. Tony, Kelly & Kendyl Savage

    Bill, Shannon, Billy & Family,

    Our hearts are broken. We mourn for your incredible loss. Cindy was and is such a beautiful person. We pray each of you can feel our love & prayers. Your faith and courage are to be admired. You all have taught your church well! May God wrap His arms around you like never before as you face this journey together. We love you❤️

  14. Tiffany Richardson

    We don’t attend The Met for church, but both of my kids have attended New Creation preschool there. I have participated in the womens’ bible studies several times. I’m not even sure if I ever met her. This church family has been a blessing to our family and especially my boys. We are playing for the family.

  15. Gaylia Simmons Hammond

    I had the pleasure of knowing Cindy during our cheerleading days with Red Tigers Football when we were in the 7th and 8th grades, and throughout high school. She was so beautiful and kind to all who knew her. My heart is broken that she was taken too soon, but I am grateful she is no longer suffering and in the arms of her Heavenly Father. God bless the Hawkins and Ramsey families during this time of loss. Love you sweet Cindy!

  16. Maggie Walraven

    Bill and Family;
    I knew Cindy when we were just kids! In Jr. High and High School at OD Wyatt… it was our spring/summer softball times as The Royals that we were the closest. She was always so sweet…and she threw one heck of a softball, never breaking a nail!! We all loved her. My heart hurts that she had to leave, but rejoices that she’s home with our Heavenly Father!

  17. Joseph & Jamie Bolin

    We are so sorry for the loss of such an amazing woman. I never forget Cindy making sure she beat Pastor Bill to pick up Sam and Emma when they were just babies. She loved her family and everyone so very much. Such a wonderful example of a wonderful person. We are praying for all of you!

  18. Greg and Debra Alumbaugh

    Bill and Cindy were very instrumental in getting our lives back on track with serving God and growing deeper in our faith. The love between Bill and Cindy was forever evident, and their love for God even more so. My heart breaks for the family that will miss her so much. Rest in Jesus’s arms now Cindy. You are home.

  19. Nova Trietsch Johnson

    Cindy was a sweet person inside and out. I never once her condemn or judge anyone. She help make classes easier to bear at Forest Oak and O D Wyatt. She will be definitely be missed. I pray for strength, comfort, peace for the Ramsey and Hawkins family. We will never forget Cindy.

  20. Cindy will be missed. Your family is in my prayers. May God bless and comfort you.

  21. Cylinda Sullivan

    I first met Cindy in high school. I reconnected with her on Facebook several years ago and we chatted through Messenger. She told me about The Met. I started attending Some time later I started attending The Met in 2017 and was baptized last November. Cindy has always had a beautiful soul and always looked for the good and the positive. I know heaven is a little brighter now that she is there. My deepest condolences to the family. I know you will miss her very much until you are reunited one day!

  22. Jesse and Charlene Pate

    Cindy was a very special lady. She always had a beautiful smile for everyone. She will be greatly missed. Prayers for Bill, Billy, Shannon and the rest of the family.

  23. Monica Braxton

    My family never got the opportunity to meet Cindy. With all of the things I have heard, over the past two years at The Met, so many people say so many wonderful things about this lady. It feels like I’ve known her my whole life and she’d be my best friend.

    Prayers for Pastor Bill and his family.

  24. I moved back to Fort Worth 6 years ago. I didn’t get to meet Cindy, but Pastor Bill spoke of her and the love they had for each other and the church. I know that she has been ill and had been through struggles. It’s very hard to watch someone you love slip away from you. God knows of your pain Bill. He will always be there for you and your family. You And Cindy have a “True Love” that others envied. You have wonderful memories and children to help you through this terrible grieving period. You have the love of SO many at The Met. Your other family. I cried when I heard the news. My heart went out to you and your children. You all have been through so much in the last year. My thoughts and prayers to all of you! God Bless !!!❤️

  25. Our condolences to your family. There are no words that we can say to fulfill the emptiness you feel at this time. Just God be with you and we pray for healing of your hearts. Sir Bill please stay strong for your family and your community God put you on earth to serve for his purpose and you have been doing great. Don’t give up, I know in your mind you have so many questions un answered, the lord have these answers. Just pray and we will pray for you.
    Sincere love and appreciation from the Numan-Martinez family.

  26. Bill, may Lord be your Comfort during this time. I have sweet memories of you and Cindy visiting Daddy in Laredo right before he passed away many years ago. I will always remember her as beautiful, inside and out.She was a blessing to me right before my last child was born.
    My heart breaks for you.
    My love and prayers.
    Mrs. Billie Sloan
    Nahum 1:7

  27. Will and Tracee Smith

    We offer our deepest sympathy to the entire Ramsey family. To be able to touch the lives of individuals and families (both your own as well as others ) with such a sweet and gentle spirit is truly a gift. You will be missed. Rest in the arms of our Savior

  28. Vickie and Les Baker

    To the Ramsey Family,
    Cindy had such a warm, inviting smile and manner. She always made you feel like she wanted to know you better, she was just easy to be around- that’s what sharing God’s love feels like. I am so thankful for her life and influence in our precious Church. Our love and prayers are with you as you move down this difficult road.

  29. I remember Cindy from school, see always treated me as a genuine person of importance, she would always laugh at my antics. I remember she wanted to go for a ride on my motorcycle to check off her bucket list, now I regret not helping her fulfill her wish. Cindy rest with the lord and be filled with his joy.

  30. Scott and Meeghan DePauw

    We are so sorry for your loss! You are all in our prayers as you try to find comfort during this difficult time. She set the bar high for everyone! May God heal and bring you peace❤️

  31. Darlene Bastien

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you Ramsey family each and every day.
    You are all such a Blessing to us.

  32. Sam & Beulah Gnanamanickam

    May the Lord wipe away the tears of Pastor Bill & children and fill your hearts with His Peace. We have been praying everyday for Cynthia and the Lord has caller her home.

  33. Laurie Briggles

    My heart and prayers are with the Ramsey family.

  34. Cindy was a remarkable woman who exemplified Proverbs 31. Praying for God’s peace to surround her family

  35. Prayers for the Family

  36. Patty & Dave Recca

    What a beautiful woman, inside and out! I pray for comfort for the entire Ramsey family. Her example will be a part of so many lives and memories forever.
    Love and hugs to all.

  37. Bonita Stegall

    Bill and Family,

    I went to church with Cindy at Trentman Avenue Baptist church and at OD Wyatt high school. She was a cheerleader and a very sweet lady. Always smiling. Even though it’s been years since I have seen her she has always been my friend. She will be greatly missed.

  38. Kerri Matthews

    Cindy’s smile lit up a room and her legacy lights the way for many. For her beautiful family, I know you all were a pure source of joy for her and she was the same for you. I am heartbroken for you all and praying that you feel the loving arms of Jesus around you.

  39. What a tremendous loss, I pray our strong God pours comfort and peace all over you Bill and the family. What a world we would have if everyone could love they way you two love each other. Sending you all my best.

  40. I am thankful for all the moments Cindy & Bill have been woven throughout my years in Keller. Each encounter was a gift. Cindy was compassionate, loving & just beamed pure joy inside & out. My hearts hurts for your loss.

  41. Tammy (Hargrove’s) Littlejohn

    A beautiful loss for your family but she is rejoicing in Heaven & she will always be watching over each of you. I have the fondest memories of Cindy when I was a teenager going to First Baptist of Ft Worth. She & Dr Bill were role models to me for many years. I pray for God to comfort your family & give you the peace you need to guide you each & everyday. Love you always Cindy.

  42. Chelsie | August & Cash

    My heart is utterly broken for you all! I didn’t have a church from the time I was 17 – 37 years old. A friend brought me to The Met and I heard Bill
    Speak and I cried during service and realized- I found the church home I always wanted! I finally felt at home and I couldn’t wait to hear more and more lessons about the Bible that I so – yearned to underStand growing up Catholic! Bill and his words and love for his family touched my soul so deep that it changed me! 3 years later I got baptized and welcomed my new son with Bill and Cindy in a dedication at The Met. To make a long story short- I really didn’t know what faith truly was- I didn’t know what the Bible truly meant- and Bill changed that through his teaching of love and life and family! My hearts aches for you all- you give this world so much light and love and truth- it’s hard to believe you have to live through this loss right now, but, please know that your love for your family shined a light in my life and my family and I will forever be grateful!!! All my love to you all- thanks fo being a beacon of light and love!

  43. Dianne (Di) Ward

    I knew Cindy through our pastor Bill. His smile with the mere mention of her name, his jokes of how she would send him to the store and once again “he got it wrong” – but yet with a cute and funny reply…she was ok with it.
    The so many “Billisms” and she handled it beautifully and with grace. So I’m told.
    I knew Cindy through her beautiful children and grands…and I knew her spirit as I felt it in the church she helped erect.
    I knew Cindy from the love Pastor Bill had for her, the many times her diagnosis brought him verbally to his knees as he preached. The tears, pain and sorrow we all could not help but feel…and deep to my core. I knew and honored what they had, but never have myself.
    Dear Dr. Bill, our beloved pastor and Ramsey family;
    How wonderful to have had that lovely Angel among you, to have learned from a a beautiful soul and stunning human being…with a smile as genuine as the day is long.
    I never met Cindy personally – face to face, but I know her. And to know her is to love her,
    I am so sorry she had to leave so soon.

    Bye for now sweet Cindy.

  44. Cindy was such a blessing in so many lives. She gave such wisdom and showed God’s love in everything she did. My life is changed from just the short time we were in bible study together. She inspired me and so many others to live each day for the Lord!

  45. Prayers and much love for Bill, Shannon, Billy, the entire family, and her brothers and sisters in Christ. What a beautiful soul that heaven has gained and will be much more precious when we get there. Psalm 61:2, “From the end of the earth will I cry unto thee, when my heart is overwhelmed: lead me to the rock that is higher than I.”

    Love in Christ,
    David, Linda, and Tory Weaver

  46. We are not able to attend the celebration of the life of your beautiful wife and soulmate Bill. We just want you to know how sorry we are for the loss of Cindy to you and your children and grandchildren. Also to Kenny and Keith. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. We know she will be greatly missed and remembered with such love and joy! Our deepest sympathies, Tim and Sandra Cosby.

  47. Valerie Brinkman-Kaplan

    Gordon and I want to express our sincere sympathy and send prayers of comfort to Pastor Bill, Shannon and Billy and their families. We remember our time with The Met family with tremendous gratitude and love. We are forever thankful to Bill and Cindy for bringing God’s (their) vision of The Met to fruition. So many lives have been transformed there, as was ours. May God bless!

  48. Debra Ashcraft

    Billy, our hearts break for you and your family at the loss of Cindy, such a beautiful and sweet person and helpmate to you, we all grew up together at Rolling Hills, married, and for most of us as time passed we went our separate ways, it is at times like this how much we remember the good times we had together, and how much we all really meant to one another, you, your family and all the Ramsey family will be in mine and David’s thoughts and prayers during this time of sorrow….we can take comfort in knowing we will all be together soon, and sorrow will be no more.

    Much Love,
    David and Debra Ashcraft
    David and Debra Ashcraft

  49. Bill,
    My heart goes out to you and your awesome family. Your like one of my own family. Just know So Much Love and Many Prayers are coming your way.
    Love Your Sister In Christ

  50. My thoughts and prayers for yuh in this time of kiss and sorrows.

  51. Our condolences during this time of loss. Prayers for peace and comfort for the Ramsey family, the body of the Met Church and all who were impacted by Miss Cindy.
    God bless,
    Javier & Amy Altoran

  52. MaryAnn Rojas

    Hugs & Prayers for you Pastor Bill & your whole family!
    May God give you all the peace that only he can give!

    …And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.”
    ‭‭Philippians‬ ‭4:7

  53. Rudy & Tami Knapp

    Ramsey Family,

    We were not blessed to know Cindy personally, although we feel like we did. Her legacy will live forever – If not for Cindy and Pastor Bill and the MET church we don’t know where we would be today. God brought us to the MET and we are forever grateful. May the wonderful memories of her life always bring a smile to your faces. Our sincere sympathy.

  54. Keneta Gaillardet

    Our family grieves your leaving your family, but we rejoice in the knowledge the separation will only be a “moment in the Lord’s time”. We have many memories of years gone by and KNOW we will see you again in heaven.

  55. “How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.” A.A. Milne
    Dearest Bill, Shannon & Rick, Billy & Whitney, Emma, Sam, William, Evie, Bennie, Keith, Kenny Wayne and Robin … I know these are very difficult days for each of you and I am so sorry you are suffering. I can’t fully grasp the ways Cindy’s absence affects each of you from day to day but I know there is anguish and so I pray, and pray some more, asking God to hold you in his arms and overwhelm you with his nearness, his comfort and his new mercy each day. I miss her, too. I think of her every day and spend hours listening to songs on our “70’s In A Yellow Bug” playlist, tearful reminders of our wonderful carefree days as friends. I will forever be grateful to God for the gift of her friendship to me and the way she loved me unconditionally, then and now. I know she is with Jesus and I truly believe she is “just around the corner.” My sweet Cindy, thank you for being the person with whom I could share anything and know you would still love me. I will see you at the resurrection.

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