Amanda Ramsay McGraw, 48, was born June 11, 1968 in Brooklyn, NY to David and Carolyn Ramsay. She passed away in Hobbs, NM on February 5, 2017. She obtained her bachelor’s degree from Middle Tennessee State University, and her Master of Science degree in Nursing from Vanderbilt University. She married her husband, John Stephen McGraw I, on November 28, 1992 at Union Church of Bay Ridge in Brooklyn, NY. Amanda moved to Hobbs, NM in 2001 with her husband and four children and has worked in the community as a healthcare provider ever since.
Amanda was a very much loved and respected member of the community, and has touched many lives through her work.
She is survived by her four children; John Stephen McGraw II of Hobbs, Jessica Anne McGraw of Lubbock, TX, Jarred Ramsay McGraw, and Jordan Elizabeth McGraw both of Hobbs; her father, David Ramsay of Brooklyn, NY; and her brother, David Ramsay of Yokohama, Japan.
Amanda was preceded in death by her mother, Carolyn Ramsay, and followed in death by her husband John Stephen McGraw I.
A very lovely lady who introduced me to fashion and art, Amanda and I dated in college, briefly , tho , I learned how to enjoy food from Cuba, Indian cuisine of which I threw up on her parents floor in park slope. Thank you darling....
Phillip Todd JonesCanton, NC
I am so sorry for your loss! I had the privilege of working with Amanda. I have never met such a kind person and she loved her kids with all her heart. She will be greatly missed!!
Laura GuentherLubbock, TX
I worked with your Mom at Covenant in Hobbs. She was always the sweetest person, and was such a gifted provider! She will be missed by many, as she touched so many people with her love and kindness. I am so sorry for your loss and will keep all of you in my prayers. May God surround you with his peace and love during this very difficult time.
Cyndie Cribbs, RNLovington, NM
I was a patient of Amanda's at AMG & was disappointed when she left there. She was so sweet & no matter how busy, she always listened to what I had to say & never hurried my visit. She will be truly missed by all who knew her.
Pam WoodardLubbock, TX
Amanda was my best friend for years and years. This loss is unspeakable. She was among the kindest people I have ever known.
Children, may you have peace. Your mother loved you immensely.
Mr. Ramsay and David, this loss is incalculable. My family and I send you all of our love.
Christine LeeRoanoke, VA
You were my doctor for years. You were truly a blessing to me. I will never forget your beautiful smile. You brighten anyone's day every time you walked through the door.You were an angel on earth and now in heaven. I love you and will miss you always.
Julianne ElamHobbs, NM
I am so very sorry for your loss! Your mother was a very Special lady!! She was my Dr at AMG for many years. I loved her dearly. She always listened to you. She was the best person I have ever met. God Bless!
Mary WindleHobbs, NM