|Birth: ||Mar. 17, 1940|
|Death: ||Nov. 5, 1994|
Phyllis A. Delk, 54, 9444 W. County Road 380-N, Gaston, died Saturday at her home after a lengthy illness.
Mrs. Delk was born in Cammack and had resided most of her life in Gaston. She was a 1958 graduate of Yorktown High School. She was a homemaker and a professional seamstress, working from her home.
She was a member of Cammack United Methodist Church and Avondale Sympathy Club, and a past member of Delaware County Cancer Board. She also sang with the Jericho Road country gospel group.
Mrs. Delk formerly served as a clinic volunteer at Wel-Del High School and was past co-chairman of Daffodil Days for Delaware County American Cancer Society. She had been a member and president of Women's Fellowship Group at her church, a Wes-Del exhibitor leader for the 4-H Home Economics Club and for the past four years was the 4-H clothing leader. She also started the Bosom Buddies for breast cancer survivors.
Survivors include her husband of 36 years, William R. Delk; a son and daughter-in-law, Tim and Amy Delk, Hartford City; a daughter, Mindy Delk, Gaston; a brother and sister-in-law, Jack and Jan Dragoo, Muncie; three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Betty and Vernie Clock, Jr., Muncie, Lois and Harrold Oliver, Gaston, and Violet Shields, Stroh; two grandchildren, Caleb B. Delk and Amanda N. Huffman; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Her parents, Vernon and Clara Harmon Dragoo, a son, Brian Dale Delk, a daughter, Sarah Gayline Delk, and a brother, Vernon Dragoo, Jr., are deceased.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Parson Mortuary-Adams Chapel. Burial will be in Gardens of Memory, north of Muncie. Calling will be 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday and before services Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, Delaware County Unit, 2817 N. Oakwood Ave., Muncie; Delaware County Cancer Society, 401 W. Jackson St., Muncie; Hospice at Ball Memorial Hospital; Cammack United Methodist Church; or Phyllis Delk 4-H Memorial Scholarship, Star Financial Bank, 400 N. High St.
Vernon B Dragoo (1900 - 1958)
Clara M Harmon Dragoo (1904 - 1975)
Lois Mae Dragoo Oliver (1927 - 2013)*
Phyllis A Dragoo Delk (1940 - 1994)
Gardens of Memory
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