Antique Vintage 04

Mrs. Artelia McDay

September 9, 1949 ~ April 26, 2022 (age 72)



artelia Harris McDay was born on September 9, 1949, to Evelyn Williams and Luther Harris. Artelia was educated in the Atlanta public school system, graduating from Booker T. Washington High School in 1966.

Artelia held numerous jobs that included Delta Airline Security, CDC Employee, and the Atlanta School, and at one time, she did constructive work for Marta. Her last job was with the Atlanta Board of Education. Later on in her life, she went back to school at Atlanta Area Technical, attaining a degree of Culinary Arts in 2019.

Artetia married Robert McDay in 1972. She raised three sons, Lorenza Wyatt, Antonio Wyatt, and Carlo McDay.

Arletia was affectionately known to some as “Adamsville Slim” and to others as “Ms. Queen”.

She is preceded in death by her son, Antonio Wyatt; three sisters, Marie, Aela, and Sarah; two brothers, Charlie and Eddie Williams.

Artetia leaves to lovingly cherish her memory: two sons, Carlo (Chasity) and Lorenza Wyatt. She is survived by six grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. She is also survived by one brother, Lamar Williams, one sister, Mary Hann, and she is survived by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

On Artilia’s father’s side of her family, she is survived by five brothers and two sisters, Lucius L. Harris, Timothy Harris, Ronald Harris, Phillip Harris, Willie Michell, Evon Harris, and Mary Nash.

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Prayer Service

 Service Program


May 5, 2022

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Atlanta Chapel
923 McDaniel ST SW
Atlanta, Georgia 30310

Celebration of Life
May 6, 2022

1:00 PM
Iconium Baptist Church
1050 McDaniel Street SW
Atlanta, Georgia 30310

Video is available for this event


Greenwood Cemetery
1173 Cascade Cir SW
Atlanta, Georgia 30311

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