|Birth: ||Apr. 5, 1878|
|Death: ||Dec. 29, 1964|
She never said anything about having a middle name but in one of the census there is a middle name given. It is hard to read but it could be Jane or Jones. None of her children had middle names but it seems two of her sons liked the name George and added that as their middle names.
SEMI-WEEKLY INTERIOR JOURNAL, STANFORD, KENTUCKY
Friday, May 10, 1895
George Delph and Miss Nettie Walls drove up from Casey yesterday and were married by Judge Davison. They were accompanied by Milford Delph and Miss Maggie Walls.
(Kentuckiana Digital Library)
MRS. VERNETTA DELK DIES IN CINCINNATI
Mrs. Vernetta Delk, age 86, died at General Hospital in Cincinnati Dec. 29 following a month of serious illness.
She was born April 5, 1878 in Lincoln County. She was a member of the Church of God and the widow of Mr. George Delk, who preceded her in death in July 1950. She has been living in Ohio for the past 20 years.
She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Florence Tinsley, four sons, Herman Delk, Blanchester, Ohio; Ernest Delk, Cincinnati; Zora Delk, Somerset; Virgil Delk, Waynesburg; 20 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren and a great great grandson.
Services were conducted at the Allison-Rose Funeral Home, Covington, by the Rev. Bob Cross Jan. 2. Burial was in Highland Cemetery, Highland Heights.
IN MEMORY OF VERNETTA DELK
Born: Lincoln Co. Kentucky April 5, 1878
Entered Into Rest: Cincinnati, Ohio December 29, 1964
Age: Eighty Six Years Eight Months Twenty Four Days
Interment: Highland Cemetery, Kentucky Lot-506 Section-26
Date: January 2, 1965 Hour: 10:00 A.M.
Service: Allison & Rose Funeral Home 1021 Madison Avenue January 2, 1965 10:00 A.M.
Officiating: Robert G. Cross
Music Rendered By: W. Gyles Bruin, Organist
HANDWRITTEN NOTES OF VERNETTA WALLS DELK
George Delk and Vernetta Walls was married May 9. 1895
Emma Delk was bornd April 13.1896
Virgel Delk was bornd April 26. 1898
Zora Delk was bornd July 18. 1902
Herman Delk was bornd April 24. 1907
Florence Delk was bornd May 20. 1910
Joseph C Delk was bornd March 6. 1914
Ernest Delk was bornd Sept. 12. 1920
George Delk Feb. 11. 1870 Indiana
Vernatta Walls April 5. 1878 Lincoln Co Ky
Virgle Delk April 26. 1898 Casy Co Ky
Zora Delk July 18. 1902 Casy Co Ky
Herman Delk April 24. 1907 Lincoln Co Ky
Ernest Delk Sept 12. 1920 Lincoln Co Ky
Father was 26 at Emma Birth Mother was 18
Father was 28 at Virgle Birth Mother was 20
Father was 32 at Zora Birth Mother was 24
Father was 37 at Herman Birth Mother was 29
Father was 50 at Ernest Birth Mother was 42
Robert Harson Walls (1849 - 1880)
Elizabeth Sluder Lanham (1847 - 1930)
George Delk (1870 - 1950)
Emma Delk Lanham (1896 - 1918)*
Virgil Delk (1898 - 1965)*
Zora Delk (1902 - 1973)*
Herman Delk (1907 - 1986)*
Florence Delk Tinsley (1910 - 2005)*
Joseph C Delk (1914 - 1914)*
Ernest Delk (1920 - 1987)*
John Thomas Walls (1871 - ____)*
Luisa Margaret Walls Grant (1872 - 1956)*
Susan Etter Walls (1873 - ____)*
Mary Ann Walls (1874 - ____)*
Lucy Ellen Walls Yocum (1876 - 1949)*
Vernetta Walls Delk (1878 - 1964)
Bettie Jane Walls Walls (1880 - 1914)*
Plot: Section 26, Grave 506
Created by: Joyce Tinsley
Record added: May 27, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70468649