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Dorothy DeLay
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Obituary for Dorothy DeLay

Dorothy DeLay, age 87, of Douglassville, Texas went to be with the Lord Friday, February 2, 2018 in Atlanta, Texas.

Dorothy was born and raised on a farm in Booneville, Arkansas. Later, she moved to Fort Smith, Arkansas where she met and married Charles Joseph “Jobie” DeLay. They made their home in Douglassville, Texas where Dorothy raised four children and owned and operated a beauty salon for over 30 years. Dorothy was a member of Douglassville United Methodist Church where she was a song leader for many years. She loved music of all kinds, especially hymns and gospel. An avid cook, she was well known for her pies and cobblers. For over 60 years, she was a dedicated member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Douglassville and Linden Chapters, and served as Worthy Matron and many other stations. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Joseph DeLay; son, Danny DeLay; brothers, James Organ, Joe Organ, David Organ, Charles Organ, Clarence Organ, Jay Organ, Bud Organ; and a sister, Wanda Wilkins.

She is survived by two sons, Mike DeLay and wife Kara of Atlanta, Texas, Mark DeLay of Douglassville, Texas; daughter, Marilyn Cobb and husband Mark of Atlanta, Texas; two sisters, Barbara Robertson of Booneville, Arkansas, Monica Lairamore of Booneville, Arkansas; five grandchildren, Jennifer Cobb Owens and husband Jay of Atlanta, Mallory DeLay Thompson and husband Drew of Texarkana, Daniel Cobb of Atlanta, Dylan DeLay of Atlanta, Jillian DeLay of Douglassville; two great-grandchildren, Easton Owens and Colsen Owens both of Atlanta; a special friend, Charleen Granberry of Douglassville; and a number of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be 10:00 am, Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at Douglassville United Methodist Church under the direction of Hanner Funeral Service with Bro. Bobby Horn officiating.

Visitation will be Monday, February 5, 2018 from 6 pm to 8 pm at Hanner Funeral Service.

Interment will be in Douglassville Cemetery.

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Douglassville United Methodist Church

Douglassville United Methodist Church
Douglassville, Texas 75560

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Douglassville Cemetery

TX-8 Douglassville Cemetery
Douglassville, Texas 75560


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