Violet Cecile "Vi" Smith

Violet Cecile "Vi" Smith[1, 2, 3, 4]

Female 1919 - 2012  (93 years)Deceased

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  • Name Violet Cecile "Vi" Smith 
    Nickname Vi 
    Born 15 Jan 1919  San Antonio, Bexar Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Occupation San Antonio, Bexar Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    employee of Southwestern Bell Telephone Company 
    Occupation Blanco, Blanco Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    owner and operator of an antique store 
    Residence Aft 1935  San Antonio, Bexar Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence Bef 1977  Boerne, Kendall Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1977  Kendalia, Kendall Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 29 Aug 2012  Blanco, Blanco Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried 4 Sep 2012  Kneupper Cemetery, Kendalia, Kendall Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    FamilySearch ID LFB6-HLP 
    Person ID I2240  Wendel Voigt Family Tree
    Last Modified 1 May 2014 

    Father Austin Vivian Smith,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Eula Nicholson,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F3406  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Walter Edwin Eckermann,   b. 26 Jun 1913, Bracken, Comal Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1995, Kerr Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)  [2, 3, 6
    Married 19 Sep 1935  [2
    Children 
    +1. Elizabeth Cecile "Betty" Eckermann
     2. Walter Edwin "Edwin" Eckermann, II,   b. 9 Nov 1938, Bexar Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1960, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
     3. Sharon Eckermann,   b. Aft 1939,   d. 1944  (Age < 3 years)
    Last Modified 31 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F824  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Dr. H. B. Ramsour,   b. 11 Jan 1911, Palestine, Anderson Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 2011, Dallas, Dallas Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 100 years)  [2, 7
    Married 29 Nov 1996  Blanco Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 7, 8
    Last Modified 31 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F3407  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Jan 1919 - San Antonio, Bexar Co., Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - employee of Southwestern Bell Telephone Company - - San Antonio, Bexar Co., Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - owner and operator of an antique store - - Blanco, Blanco Co., Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Aft 1935 - San Antonio, Bexar Co., Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Walter Edwin "Edwin" Eckermann, II - 9 Nov 1938 - Bexar Co., Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Bef 1977 - Boerne, Kendall Co., Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1977 - Kendalia, Kendall Co., Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 Nov 1996 - Blanco Co., Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Aug 2012 - Blanco, Blanco Co., Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 4 Sep 2012 - Kneupper Cemetery, Kendalia, Kendall Co., Texas Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Violet 'Vi' Smith Eckermann Ramsour
    Violet "Vi" Smith Eckermann Ramsour

  • Notes 
    • Vi was an active member of the Order of Eastern Star for many years. She was also a long-time member of First Baptist Church Blanco.

  • Sources 
    1. [S26] SCISSORTAILS STILL RETURN TO SCHOENAU, p. 17.
    2. [S933] Obituary of Violet Smith Eckermann Ramsour, [Eckermann p. 360].
    3. [S147] Index to Texas Birth Records (1926-1995), [Eckermann p. 363].
      Elizabeth Cecile Eckerman, female, born 05/08/1937, Bexar County, mother Violet Cecile Smith, father Walter Edwin Eckerman.
    4. [S147] Index to Texas Birth Records (1926-1995), [Eckermann p. 363].
      Walter Edwin II Eckerman, male, born 11/09/1938, Bexar County, mother Violet Cecile Smith, father Walter Edwin Eckerman
    5. [S933] Obituary of Violet Smith Eckermann Ramsour, [Eckermann p. 360].
      Violet (Smith) Eckermann Ramsour
      Wednesday, August 29, 2012, Posted August 30, 2012
      Violet (Smith) Eckermann Ramsour, 93, passed away in Blanco, TX, and entered her eternal home with her Lord and Savior on August 29, 2012. She was born on January 15, 1919 in San Antonio, Texas, to Austin Vivian Smith and Eula Nicholson Smith and was the youngest of 11 children. Vi married Walter Edwin Eckermann on September 19, 1935. They were married for 59 years until his death on July 30, 1995. They were blessed with 3 children, Elizabeth, Edwin and Sharon. Edwin passed away in 1960 and Sharon in 1944. Walter and Vi lived in San Antonio, then Boerne and finally in Kendalia when they retired in 1977, Walter from the post office and Vi from Southwestern Bell Telephone Company. Vi was an active member of the Order of Eastern Star for many years. After retirement Vi owned and operated an antique store in Blanco.
      On November 29, 1996, Vi married Dr. H.B. Ramsour and they made their home at the Kendalia ranch. They enjoyed 15 years of marriage until H.B. was called home on May 29, 2011, at the age of 100.
      Vi was a long-time member of First Baptist Church Blanco and loved being a part of the Blanco and Kendalia communities where she had many wonderful friends. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and will be greatly missed. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law Betty and Bob Shapley of Houston; grandchildren, Alicia Williams and husband Allen (McKinney), Rob Shapley and wife Laird (Dallas), and Patricia De La Cruz and husband James(McKinney); great-grandchildren Abby and Alex Williams, Harrison Shapley, and Nathan, Andrew, Jacob, David and Caleb De La Cruz.
      Visitation will be at Crofts Funeral Home, Blanco, Monday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.
      Funeral services will be held at First Baptist Blanco on Tuesday, September 4, 2012 at 10:30 AM.
      The graveside service will be 1:30 PM Tuesday in Kneupper Cemetery, Kendalia.
      In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Kendalia Volunteer Fire Department, PO Box 434, Kendalia, TX 78027 or Baptist University of the Americas attn: Office of Development, 8019 S. Pan Am Expressway, San Antonio, TX 78224-1336
    6. [S26] SCISSORTAILS STILL RETURN TO SCHOENAU, p. 17.
      Gives birth as 26 Jun 1915. Walter lived in Kendalia, Texas.
    7. [S934] Obituary of Dr. H.B. Ramsour Jr., [Eckermann p. 361].
    8. [S195] Index to Texas Marriage Records (1966-2013), [Eckermann p. 363].
      File no. 141563, Blanco Co., husband Ramsour H B Jr, age 85, wife Smith Violet C, age 77, married 11/29/1996.




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