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James Milton "Jim" De Lay, Sr
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Birth: Mar. 27, 1920
Rome
Floyd County
Georgia, USA
Death: Oct. 16, 2007
Chattanooga
Hamilton County
Tennessee, USA

James De Lay, Sr. Obituary

James "Jim" Milton De Lay, Sr.,87, of Chattanooga, TN passed away Tuesday, October 16, 2007, in a local health care center.

He was born March 27, 1920, in Rome, Floyd County, GA, to the late Dr. Eli and Inez De Lay. He was a U.S. Navy veteran serving during World War II. He was retired from Tennessee Valley Authority after 43 years of service.

Mr. De Lay was a member of First Cumberland Presbyterian Church and the Chattanooga Amateur Radio Club.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Mildred De Lay; daughter and son-in-law, Lynne De lay (Samuel) Humes, of Brussels, Belgium; son, James "Jim" Milton De Lay, Jr., of Fort Lauderdale, FL; two grand-sons, Hamilton Humes, of Washington, DC, Hans Humes, of New York; six great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Friday October 19, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. in the East Brainerd Chapel with Dr. Lawrence Schenk officiating. Burial will follow at Chattanooga National Cemetery.

The family will receive friends today from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. and Friday from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Adventa Hospice, 5959 Shallowford Road, Chattanooga, TN.

Arrangements are by Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 8214 East Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, TN. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Mildred Amos De Lay (1925 - 2014)*
 
 Children:
  James Milton De Lay (1952 - 2007)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Chattanooga National Cemetery
Chattanooga
Hamilton County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: Section DD-5, Site 696
 
Created by: Richard B. Tucker, Sr.
Record added: Aug 14, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29025470
James Milton Jim De Lay, Sr
Added by: Richard B. Tucker, Sr.
 
 
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- Richard B. Tucker, Sr.
 Added: Sep. 6, 2014

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 Added: Sep. 8, 2014
AM-1 James Milton "Jim" De Lay, Sr, Veteran U. S. Navy WW II
- Richard B. Tucker, Sr.
 Added: Sep. 8, 2014
 
 
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