Marie L. Ansley
January 3, 1940 – January 12, 2021
Funeral services for Marie L. Ansley, 81, of Cairo, GA, are on Friday, January 15, 2021, at Capel Baptist Church, Cairo, GA. Rev. Stan Godwin will officiate. Interment will be in Pine Forest Baptist Church, Ochlocknee, GA. Mrs. Ansley passed away at Grady General Hospital in Cairo, GA, on Tuesday, January 12, 2021.
Active pallbearers will be John Jackson, Wayman Ansley, Travis Ansley, Shawn Miller Chris Miller and Jody Brinson. Honorary pallbearer will be James Ansley.
Mrs. Ansley was born on January 3, 1940, in Cairo, GA, to the late Ronald Castleberry and Mattie Bass Castleberry. On March 21, 2009, she married Wayne E. Ansley, who survives. She was the owner and operator of Standing Ovations Dancewear in Cairo. She was a member of Capel Baptist Church. She loved attending church and singing to the Lord. She always instilled the love of Jesus in her family and those she met. She loved her family and her husband, Wayne. Marie loved to travel, especially her “3 Marie” trips with her daughter and granddaughter.
Marie and her daughter, Lisa, were the founders of Flower Angels Program through Hospice of SW Georgia. They delivered flowers to the sick. Marie never met a stranger. She had a sweet and beautiful soul, that was loved by so many in her community. She always left a “sparkle” wherever she went.
Survivors include: her husband, Wayne E. Ansley of Cairo, GA; daughter, Lisa Marie Brinson (Bobby) of Ochlocknee, GA; grandchildren, John Eric Brinson (Audrey) of Kingston, TN, Hollie Marie McMillan (Todd) of Bainbridge, GA; great-grandchildren, John Wyatt Brinson of Kingston, TN, Emmary Anne Brinson of Kingston, TN, Clarence Whitt Brinson of Kingston, TN, Silas Elliott Brinson of Kingston, TN, Fisher Coy McMillan of Bainbridge, GA; and a host of extended family.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her first husband, John C. Lindsey.