Vanessa Winfrey-Reid

March 15, 1964 - August 23, 2021


Obituary For Vanessa Winfrey-Reid

With humble respect, Sewell Mortuary in Grantville announces the transition of Vanessa Winfrey-Reid on August 23rd, 2021.

Graveside service will be held Monday, August 30th, at 2:00 PM at Eastview Cemetery in Newnan Ga.

Visitation will be from 2 to 6 PM on Sunday at Sewell Mortuary.

Mrs. Vanessa Ann Winfrey Reid was born March 15th, 1964 in Newnan,
Georgia to the late Thomas Strickland and Annie L Strickland. She departed
this life on August 23rd, 2021 at Newnan Hospital.

Vanessa was the life of the party. Some of you may know her better as
Woahdie. She loved her gospel music, riding, and being around her family and
friends. She later became a member of Healing Word Church. She was
employed at Hello Fresh, and loved her job.

She leaves to cherish her memories: her husband John Reid; five siblings;
Michael Collins, Nicketta Collins, Tara Houston, Jason Strickland, and Melissa
Maddox; a host of uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, family, friends and a very
special friend Anthony Ball.

As the book of life is written for each of us it to has an ending date. August 23,
2021 was the date Vanessa Winfrey closed her book with family and friends
here to open a new life with our Heavenly Father and her mom and dad in
Heaven. She is loved, and will be missed.





02:00 PM - 06:00 PM

Sewell Mortuary
220 Charlie Patterson Rd
Grantville, GA 30220

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Graveside Service

02:00 PM

Eastview Cemetery
Milton Avenue
Newnan, GA

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  • To my friend Vanessa and John, I thank God for the pleasure of knowing you and working with you. We became friends so fast that i thought of you both as family. I will miss you dearly especially your smile. But know without a doubt you will be remembered by me . I love you, both Mrs. Patricia Tiller

  • I only had the opportunity to meet Mrs Vanessa and her husband once. It was a pleasure and blessing to have met her. To know her and Mr Reid were that couple folk strive to be. My sincere condolences to Mr Reid and the entire family may God give peace and comfort Angela Kirby

  • R.I.H. my friend. So sorry to lose you. - Dorothy Spearman-Clark

  • Lord have mercy my friend Vanessa you will truly be missed , may condolences to your family.. Vanessa "Smile " will forever be remembered

  • Vanessa was such a sweet person always and she always shared kind words my deepest condolences

  • Condolences to the family . Rest in Peace Vanessa .

  • Vanessa will sadly be missed.

  • Vanessa we didn't work together that long but your out going spriit,the way you gave encouraging wisdom and about Jesus was just wonderful to listen to.You will be truly missed by me and by every one that was Blessed to have met you and to have you in their life.This is just so unreal and I can't believe you are gone😔We will see each other again some day.R.I.P until we see each other again some dayLove you Always, Your co-worker Myrtle Crane

  • She was a sweet person.

  • Vanessa was such a sweetheart. I met her at Pastor Ransby church she always had a smile on her face and treated me like a sister rest on Vanessa gone but never forgotten.

  • My Bestie. My Sister. You loved to protect those you cared about wish I could have been there to protect you. But I will fight with my every breath to stop spoysal abuse and drug abuse. Noone should have to live or die for either.

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