The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX

November 7, 2012

Dorothy Delaney


GREENVILLE — Dorothy Jean Delaney, 81, of Greenville passed away Nov. 5, 2012, at Tendercare of Colonial Lodge. Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home with Rev. Vince Willis and Dr. John T. Tate officiating. A private graveside will be at East Mount Cemetery. 

Visitation is from 5 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Born Jan. 30, 1931, in Royse City, Dorothy was the daughter of William N. and Jessie Galloway Speights. On Aug. 7, 1953, in Greenville, she married Harold Glenn Delaney. She was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church of Royse City where she was a member of the W.M.U. 

Her survivors include her sons, Gary Delaney and wife Cynthia of Forney and Kent Delaney of Las Vegas, Nev.; grandchildren Carolyn Delaney Gift and husband Chuck of Terrell and Ryne, Alan, and Michael Delaney, all of Forney; great-grandchild Chandler Gift of Terrell; and brother George Speights and wife Betty of Cumby. 

She was preceded in death by her husband on Nov. 19, 2011; her parents; and three brothers.

The family requests memorials be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or the American Cancer Society. 

Pallbearers will be Michael Delaney, Alan Delaney, Ryne Delaney, Chuck Gift, Gary Delaney, and Kent Delaney.       

Online condolences may be made at www.cokermathews.com


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