John Delaney

Published 12:00 am Thursday, May 1, 2008

RIDGECREST – Services for John Lee Delaney, 57, of Columbia, S.C., formerly of Ferriday, who died Monday, April 21, 2008, in Columbia, will be at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Thomas Baptist Church, in Ridgecrest, with the Rev. Robert Strickland officiating.
Burial will follow at Natchez National Cemetery under the direction of Concordia Funeral Home in Ferriday.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Mr. Delaney was born Feb. 27, 1951, in Baton Rouge, the son of Sidney Delaney and Evelyn Jones. He was retired from the U.S. Army after 20 years of service.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his wife, Cynthia Thompson Delaney; one stepson, Andre’ Velazquez of Los Angeles; two stepdaughters, Monica Thompson of Columbia and Angie Moore of Los Angeles; two brothers, Alfred Delaney of Houston and Sidney Delaney of Woodville; two sisters, Mary D. Bruce and Dorothy D. Turner, both of Woodville; two uncles, Jessie Jones and Wilbert Jones; three aunts, Gloria J. Neal and Rosetta Gordon, both of Ferriday, and Gladys Walker of Woodville; five grandchildren; and a number of nieces, nephews and other relatives.
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