H.M. Patterson & Son-Oglethorpe Hill Chapel

4550 Peachtree Road Ne, Atlanta, GA


Ellen Sanders Old

April 26, 1921January 22, 2020

On Wednesday, January 22, 2020, Ellen Sanders Old peacefully passed away into the loving arms of our Lord. She was 98 years old, born April 26,1921, in Anderson, South Carolina. She lived most of her life in Atlanta (Vinings) Georgia and Naples, Florida. Preceded in death by her beloved husband Rupert (Al) Old and daughter Teresa Old McGregor (Scott). She is survived by her son Christopher Old (Debbie) and grandchildren Karen Old Lathram (Othni), Leslie Old Mauldin(Ben), Joni McGregor Francis (Brian), Avery Scott McGregor, and Taylor Elizabeth Old; and great grandchildren Christopher, Anna, Ella, and Hayes.

Ellen loved Naples, riding bikes with her loving husband, Al. She was affectionately known as Mimi to family and many friends. Ellen loved the Lord and worked in various Atlanta and Naples charities. She owned and operated the Village Clothes Horse, a Vinings Georgia boutique dress shop. She loved to cook and entertain her grandchildren especially during the summers at her Naples’ home.

The service of celebration of her life will be on February 3, 2020 at 10 a.m., Peachtree Road United Methodist Church, The Chapel. The Family would also like to thank Canterbury Court staff and nurses for their excellent and loving care of her for the past ten years.

In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to Shepherds Fold INC., 507 Whitmore Drive, Birmingham AL 35221.


  • Shepherds Fold INC.


  • Memorial Service Monday, February 3, 2020


Ellen Sanders Old

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January 29, 2020

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