|Birth: ||Aug. 9, 1927|
|Death: ||Mar. 7, 2007|
Funeral services for Mrs. Delzie Mae Hughes Barron Courtney were held March 9, 2007 at Farrar Funeral Home in Farmerville, at 3 p.m. with Bro. Roger Johnson officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Tabor Cemetery.
Visitation was Thursday, March 8th, 2007, from 5-7 p.m. at Farrar Funeral Home.
Mrs. Courtney died on March 7, 2007, following a lengthy illness. She was born in Dodson on Aug. 9, 1927, the daughter of Ida Price Hughes and Walter R. Hughes.
She is survived by four daughters: Sherry Ann Barron Green, and husband, Kenneth D. Green; Margie Nell Barron Oliver, and husband, James D. Oliver, Sr.; and Martha Jane Barron Odom, all of Farmerville, LA.; and Donna Gay Barron Whiddon, and husband, Michael Whiddon of Conway, AR., one brother, Dr. William M. Hughes, and wife, Dawn of Monroe, LA.; sister-in-law, Mildred Hughes and numerous special nieces and nephews; step-son Ragan Courtney, and wife, Cynthia Clawson Courtney of Texas, step-daughter, Helen Sue Neher, and husband, Jim Neher of Ruston, LA.; eight grandchildren: Justin Barron Oliver; Andre Oliver Harrell, and husband, Sean; James Oliver, Jr. and wife, Mandy; April Renee‚ Johnson, and husband, John; Miranda Kay Moss, and husband, Jody; Joseph Barron Odom; Nicholas Barron Green; Daniel Barron Whiddon; and four step-grandchildren: William Courtney, Lily Courtney, Happy Morris, and Wendy White; seven great grandchildren: Brittany Harrell, Natalie Harrell, Katelyn Oliver, Kane Oliver, Kaleb Oliver, John-Barron Johnson, and Brett Johnson.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Francis L. Courtney, former husband, Frank C. Barron, brother, J. B. Hughes, and sister, Rupert Dickerson.
In her later years, Delzie fulfilled her dreams of traveling to many destinations including Hawaii, Ireland, Italy, England, France, Scotland, and the Eastern Caribbean. She also loved feeding and watching her birds.
Delzie's life was one of service and caring; her kindness and compassion touched many lives. She was known for her cooking and showered friends and family with gifts from her kitchen. Her life was a legacy of love.
Pallbearers were Justin Oliver, James Oliver, Nicholas Green, Daniel Whiddon, Joseph Odom, Sean Harrell, Jody Moss and John Johnson, Jr. Friends may send messages to the family at: www.farrarfh.com.
Robert Walter Hughes (1884 - 1956)
Ida Price Hughes (1894 - 1989)
Francis L Courtney (1922 - 1994)*
Frank Cleo Barron (1922 - 1995)*
Rupert Loretta Hughes Dickerson (1918 - 1991)*
Delzie Mae Hughes Courtney (1927 - 2007)
Mount Tabor Cemetery
Created by: svanwyk
Record added: Aug 25, 2007
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