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Ardelia Depree

November 16, 1932 - July 13, 2022

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Obituary For Ardelia Depree

Ardelia Depree was born to the late James Lee and Mary Jane Chatman Collier on November
16, 1932, in Talbotton, Georgia. She made her transition on July 13, 2022, in Newnan,
Georgia.

Growing up in a Christian household, she gave her life to Christ at an early age. She attended
Booker T. Washington High School in Atlanta, GA and went on to later receive a nursing
certificate. She worked as a nursing assistant for many years before starting an at-home
daycare where she groomed and nurtured many children. After living a full life with her
children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren, she retired to
Grantville, GA where her favorite pastimes included caring for her flowers, baking cakes for
the holidays, completing a vast amount of coloring books, putting puzzles together, feeding
her hummingbirds and hand cracking nuts to feed to her squirrels. Although she was loving,
she was also stern. The animals even listened to her. She truly was blessed throughout her
years.

Ms. Depree was greeted in her new home by a host of angels that included her son James
Anthony Brown and daughter Mattie Bennett. Also, there waiting with open arms were
brothers: James, Willie, Edgar, John, Jesse, and Cleveland Collier; sisters: Viola Ainsley,
Mary Cunningham and Fannie Lou Toles; and two granddaughters: Schenvia and Kulechia
High.

She leaves to cherish her memory her children: Willis Brown, Elaine (Otis) Lawrence,
Deborah (Maurice) Crockett and Bernard (Bernice) Depree, Jr.; many grandchildren, great-
grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews; and a host of other
relatives

Funeral service will be Saturday, July 23rd, at 1:00 PM at Total Faith in Luthersville GA.

Visitation is from 4 to 6 PM on Friday the 22nd.

Program

Services

22 Jul

Visitation

04:00 PM - 06:00 PM

Sewell Mortuary 220 Charlie Patterson Rd Grantville, GA 30220 Get Directions ยป
23 Jul

Funeral Service

01:00 PM

Total Faith Missionary Church 104 Railroad Street Luthersville, GA Get Directions ยป
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Condolences

  • 07/23/2022

    Sending our Condolences, and Prayers.

  • 07/23/2022

    Sending our Condolences, and Prayers. May God give you all the strength and courage to guide you as you go down this journey. Aunt Delia your job was well done. May you RIP. The Family of Carolyn and Adriane ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿฆ‹

  • 07/22/2022

    The Roach family has such happy and warm memories of Big Moma...For the past 5 years or so we would travel to Georiga from New Jersey to Tony and Debbie's home...When we got there arrival we would put our laugage down and go to Big Moma's apartment to let her know we had arrived...I would sit right in front of the candy dish located on the coffee table...Big Moma would respond to my seat choice by saying "Have Some"...I'd give a hardy chuckle because she knew with out me asking my hearts desire...and that's a Mother's love with a big heart...Thank you Big Moma for knowing and loving all your children near and far ...close and wide...state to state... We love you, Marco Zanzel and Vaniah

  • 07/19/2022

    With deepest sympathy and prayers to the family of one of the sweetest ladies I've ever known. Ms. Sadie Jones & family

  • 07/17/2022

    Larry and Pauline Reeves

Tributes

  • The Peace Lily

    Christopher M McNerney sent The Peace Lily for Ardelia Depree - July 21, 2022

    Our Deepest sincere condolences to Willis Brown and family, from Chris, Keni, Antwan, Vaniti, Serina and Aretha, we are there for you if you need us.

  • Elegant Embrace Standing Spray

    Denise Walker sent Elegant Embrace Standing Spray for Ardelia Depree - July 18, 2022

    To The Family, Praying you'll be comforted with memories of your loved one! PGP Finance Dept. - Emory Healthcare (Quachetta's Work Family)

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