Chelsea Residents Hold Vigil For Soldier Who Lost Wife, Daughter


Thursday, October 20th 2011, 10:30 pm
By: News On 6


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CHELSEA, Oklahoma -- Chelsea residents rallied around a Green Country soldier whose wife and daughter were killed while he was deployed to Iraq.

Christy and Josie Ramsey died Friday, in a crash on Highway 169.

Thursday, the Ramsey's hometown of Chelsea stood in solidarity to show its support for the family.

Little Keely Potteiger says she still misses her best friend.

"We're putting up candles. It's because of everybody who misses her," she said.

There are still ribbons and American flags flying all over town, in honor of the family's loss.

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