Mrs. DePew was born July 21, 1914, in Cascade, Mo., one of John and Cora Darnell Pyle's 10 children. She was a retired homemaker and educator, and a member of the Church of Christ in Campbell.
She married Olen DePew April 27, 1931 in Piggott, Ark. He preceded her in death on Dec. 24, 1998. She was also preceded in death by her parents; six brothers, and three sisters.
Surviving are her children; five sons, Bill DePew and wife, Shirley, and Wayne DePew and wife, Barbara, all of Campbell, Carroll DePew and wife, DeEtta, of Gatewood, Mo., Richard DePew, of St. Francis, Ark., and Coy DePew and wife, Teresa, of Kennett; five daughters, Ann Blessin and husband, Ron, of Springfield, Mo., Linda McIntosh and husband, Jim, and Glenda Becker all of Campbell, Helen Youngblood and husband, Eugene, of Blue Eye, Mo., and Betty McKenzie, of Forsyth, Mo.; 20 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., today, Friday, Feb. 25, at Landess Funeral Home in Campbell.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 26, at Landess Funeral Home in Campbell with Bro. Jim Medlock officiating.
Burial will follow in the Elder Cemetery at Campbell.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Olen and Alpha DePew Memorial Scholarship at College of the Ozarks, Point Lookout, Mo. 65726.