isa Ramirez of Eureka Springs, Arkansas was born August 31, 1959 in Beaumont, Texas to Julian and Carolina (Costilla) Ramirez. Lisa passed away Monday, February 1, 2021 in Fayetteville at the age of 61.
Lisa enjoyed cooking, listening to music, traveling, and watching and naming the wildlife around the house. Lisa graduated from Monsignor Kelly Catholic High School in Beaumont, Texas where she was a drummer in the band, member of the drill team, and team mascot. She graduated college from St. Edwards University in Austin, Texas. She was a surgical technician and a supervisor of 20 operating rooms at Seaton Medical Center in Austin. Lisa moved to Eureka Springs in 1999 and worked at Mercy Hospital in Berryville.
Lisa is survived by her wife Andre Nelson of Eureka Springs, Arkansas; her cat Scudder; father Julian Ramirez of Beaumont, Texas; godmother Janie Reyes of Beaumont, Texas; in-laws Sherry Nelson French of Berryville, Arkansas, Carla Thurman and husband Bobby Dale of Eureka Springs, Arkansas, and Kathy Nelson of Springdale, Arkansas; numerous cousins in Texas and many friends everywhere.
She is preceded in death by her mother Carolina Ramirez and her grandparents.
Services will be held at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to the Good Shepherd Humane Society, 6486 Hwy 62 W, Eureka Springs, AR 72632. Arrangements are under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com.