James Ransom

By Staff
Aug. 2, 2004
Vida Mae Ransom
Aug. 3, 2004
Joint funeral services for James Ransom, 87, and Vida Mae Ransom, 85, of Hartselle, were Wednesday, Aug. 4, at 3 p.m. at Peck Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Harold Brown officiating.
Burials were in Valhermoso Springs Cemetery.
Mr. Ransom died Monday, Aug. 2, 2004, at Hartselle Medical Center. He was born Jan. 10, 1917, in Madison to Nathaniel Houston Ransom and Lillie Vest Ransom. He was a member of the New Center Baptist Church and retired from the United States Army, where he was a Staff Sgt. He was married 49 years to Vida Mae Bradley Ransom, who died Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2004.
He is survived by two sons, Keith Ransom and wife Tina of Hartselle and Ricky Ransom of Hartselle; two sisters, Margaret Cobble of Huntsville and Birdie Hillard of Toney; two sisters, Julie Harvel and Margaret Blankenship; three brothers; Hershel Harvel, Bill Harvel and Howard Harvel; and grandchildren, Jason Ransom, Dusty Ransom and Tiffany Ransom.
Mrs. Ransom died Tuesday, August 3, 2004 at Hartselle Medical Center. She was born Jan. 10, 1917 in Morgan County to Houston Leeth and Ivalyn Leeth. She was a member of the New Center Baptist Church and a homemaker.
She is survived by two sons, Keith Ransom and wife Tina of Hartselle and Ricky Ransom of Hartselle; two sisters, Julie Harvel and Margaret Blankenship; three brothers; Hershel Harvel, Bill Harvel and Howard Harvel; and grandchildren, Jason Ransom, Dusty Ransom and Tiffany Ransom.
Pallbearers were Gary Blankenship, Dave Patterson, James Patterson, Pete Ivey, Bradley Maples and Geoff Halbrooks.

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