Mary Deloatche

Published 12:00 am Friday, July 17, 2009

Mary Anna B. Deloatche
NEWSOMS—Mary Anna Blow Deloatche, 81, died July 13, 2009, at her home after a short illness.
Mrs. Deloatche was a native of Franklin and the daughter of the late Reuben Blow and Mae Faulcon Blow.
She was also predeceased by her husband, James Horace Deloatche and brother, George Washington Blow.
She retired from the Newsoms district school with more than 20 years of service as a cafeteria manager.
She was a lifelong devote member of Hickory Grove AME Zion Church, Franklin, and was a member of the gospel choir.
She was also a member of the Chrysanthemum Garden Club from the 1960s until it was disbanded in 1980.
Survivors include her sons, the Rev. James L. Deloatche (Relma) of Peoria, Ill. And William George Deloatche (Laura) of Hopewell; daughter, Mary Alice Goode (David) of Virginia Beach; brother, Johnel Blow (Louise) of Franklin; nine grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Hickory Grove AME Zion Church, Franklin.
Interment will follow in Mount Tabor Cemetery, Newsoms.
Elvin Vaughan Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.