Syble Ruth Ramirez of Mammoth, Arizona died of natural causes on Sunday, August 2, 2009. She was 73 years old. Syble died peacefully in Tucson, surrounded by her loving family. Syble was born in Hazel Green, Alabama on August 18, 1935 to Ore Isaac Wallace and Hazel Virginia Wallace. During her younger years she resided in Alabama, Tennessee, Florida, New Mexico, Nevada and California. Although she had travelled and lived in many places, she moved to Arizona in 1970 which became her "home". Retired and residing in Mammoth, Syble left her memories in many places. She served on the Mammoth Town Council, the Board of Directors for Sunlife Heathcare, was a counselor for Pima Council on Aging, a volunteer for the Elder Builders, was involved with the Copper Corridor Economic Development Council, and was also a counselor for Lifeline Medical Alert. Syble enjoyed being involved in the community, playing Bridge with various clubs in the tri-community, being a community youth activist and she also volunteered every Tuesday night to make it possible for the people of the community to enjoy free basketball. Along with the civic duties she participated in, Syble was a loving mother, great neighbor and a wonderful friend to many people. Her kindness and generosity was felt by many within the tri-community she lived in as well as in surrounding communities as well. Although she will be missed greatly by many people her memory will live on through all of the lives she touched. Syble is survived by; her daughter, Shannon Ramirez, who is employed by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and based in San Antonio, Texas; her son Larry Ramirez who is employed by the Mammoth/San Manuel Unified School District and her son Kevin Callahan and his wife Becky who reside in Tucson. She is also survived by six grandchildren; Dominic Tafoya and his wife Tamar, Nicole Pita and her husband Danny, Andrea Tafoya, Shaun Callahan, Mitchell Patcheck and Baylon Patcheck, and seven great-grandchildren; Phillip, Dylon, Alix, Monica, Rebecca, David and Tony. Syble's Memorial Services will be held at the Blessed Sacrament Church on Saturday, August 8th, 2009 at 9:00 am. The family asks that in lieu of flowers, that donations on Syble's behalf be sent to the Pima Council on Aging either in person or through mail at 8467 E Broadway, Tucson, AZ 85710 or online at www.pcoa.org. Also, please sign the Memorial Services Guestbook on this page.