Diane Marie Lecoq Garma-Ramey
Diane Garma-Ramey passed away on May 22, 2019 at the age of 76. She was born on January 13, 1943. Daughter of Noel Lecoq and Rita Butler (passed). Beloved of Jerry Herring (passed). Survived by sons Tony and Danny Garma, brother Randy Lincoln and grandchildren Max, Luka, Danny Jr., and Isabelle Garma. Her childhood was blessed by the love of grandparents Ida and Edward Lecoq (Morganza) and Margaret and Leo Bianchini (Lake Hermitage). As a young woman she was active in the Plaquemines Parish community, teaching dance at DHA, operating a florist shop and as secretary to Judge Leander Perez. In the 1970’s, she lived in Abadan, Iran, Dubai, UAE, Lagos and Nigeria, where she was acclaimed for her elaborate entertainments. A most notable guest was the Shahansha of Iran. Back home on the Northshore, she was a founding member of the North Shore Republican Women’s Club, enjoyed playing bridge, golf and participating in the Germain Well’s Society and owned a beauty salon. In the 1990’s, Real Estate drew her to Destin, FL and then she opened Ramey’s Seafood Restaurant in Fort Walton Beach, FL. For those who knew her and loved her she was and remains “The World’s Greatest Cook.” Family and friends attended a visitation and funeral service on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Port Sulphur. Interment: Dendinger Cemetery, Madisonville.