Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Calvin and Arizona Delay

Family Group Record for Calvin Delay and Arizona Delay

Calvin and Arizona Delay were first cousins. Their fathers James H. Delay and Gideon Wilson Delay were brothers.

Husband: Calvin Delay
Born: 8 Jun 1877 - Fannin County, Texas
Died: 19 Feb 1948 - Hext, Beckham County, Oklahoma
Buried: - Pioneer Cemetery, Hext, Beckam County, Oklahoma
Father: James H. Delay (1853-After 1900)
Mother: Mary A. Townsend (1861-Abt 1895)
Marriage: 11 Sep 1901 Place: Gainsville, Cooke County, Texas

Marriage
Arizona Delay was married Sept 11, 1901, to Calvin Delay. Verified by Marriage License, Gainesville, Cooke Co, TX. Clerk of the County, Cooke Co. A.J. Thompson, E.M. Thompson, Deputy. I, J.F. Pierce, hereby certify that on the 11 day of Sept 1901, I united in marriage C. Delay and Miss Arizona Delay the parties above named. Witness My Hand this 11 day of Sept A.D. 1901. J.F. Pierce, Minister, M.E. Church, South.




Obituary
Funeral Services For Calvin Delay Set Wednesday

Funeral services for Calvin Delay, Beckam County pioneer, will be held at 2:30 P.M. Wednesday at the Hext school auditorium. He died of a heart attack Saturday. Mr. DeLay was born June 8, 1877 at Fannin County, Texas and was married September 11, 1901 to Arizona DeLay at Gainesville, Texas. They came to Beckam County in 1914 and settled nine miles west of Sayre where they have resided since that time. He was a member of the Church of Christ and has been a farmer in the Hext community. Survivors include his wife Mrs. Arizona DeLay, of the home address; five daughters, Mrs. Viola Stovall and Mrs. Leland Reynolds, both of Amarillo; Mrs. Bonnie Clancy, Orange, Calif., Mrs. Florence Conner of Corona, Calif., and Mrs. Ruby Parsley of Clearwater, Calif.; one son, Jim DeLay of Kansas City, MO; three sisters, Mrs. Pearl Frantz of Chowchilla, Calif., Mrs. Rena Goode and Mrs. Ola Priest both of Sulphur, Okla; four brothers, W.J. DeLay of Cordell, Bert, Alford and Melvin DeLay all of Sulphur; 12 grandchildren and three great grand children. R.L. Copening will officiate at the rites. Burial will be in the Pioneer cemetery with Moore Funeral home in charge of arrangements.

In Memory of Calvin Delay
Born June 8th, 1877
Passed Away February 19th, 1949 Erick, Oklahoma
Services - Hext School Auditorium
Wednesday, February 23rd, 1949 2:30 P.M.
Clergyman - Bro. R.L. Copening
Last Resting Place Pioneer Cemetery; Moore Funeral Home In Charge of Arrangements.

Wife: Arizona Delay
Born: 16 Jul 1883 - Fannin County, Texas
Died: 21 Nov 1963 - Amarillo, Potter County, Texas
Buried: 25 Nov 1963 - Pioneer Cemetery, Hext, Beckam County, Oklahoma
Father: Gideon (Gid) Wilson Delay (1863-1930)
Mother: Mary B. Bankston (1867-1890)

Children
1 F Viola Delay
Born: 10 Feb 1904 - Sulphur, Chicksaw Lands, Indian Territory
Died: 23 Jan 1990 - Amarillo, Potter County, Texas
Buried: 27 Jan 1990 - Memorial Park Cemetery, Amarillo, Potter County, Texas
Spouse: Arthur Seely (1900-1950)
Marr. Date: 27 Jul 1922 - Erick, Beckham County, Oklahoma
Spouse: Charles Haines Lightner (1892-1934)
Marr. Date: 20 Dec 1929 - Beckham County, Oklahoma
Spouse: Harry Ernest Stovall (1897-1957)
Marr. Date: 1936 - Amarillo, Potter County, Texas

2 F Lela Fonnie (Lee) Delay
Born: 3 Jul 1906 - Anadarko, Indian Territory
Died: 31 Dec 1985 - Amarillo, Potter County, Texas
Buried: - Llano Cemetery, Amarillo, Potter County, Texas
Spouse: Lewis Wilmeth Reynolds (1897-1971)
Marr. Date: Erick, Beckhkam County, Oklahoma

 3 F Bonnie May Delay
Born: 22 May 1908 - Oklahoma
Died: 26 Nov 1997 - Irvine, Orange County, California
Buried: - Fairhaven Cemetery, Santa Anna, Orange County, California
Spouse: Hubert Mc Coy Clancy (1899-1978)
Marr. Date: 16 Oct 1935 - Amarillo, Potter County, Texas

4 F Florence Lorena Delay
Born: 2 Apr 1911 - Garvin County, Oklahoma
Died: 28 Apr 1951 - Corona, Riverside County, California
Buried: - Corona Sunnyslope Cemetery, Corona, Riverside County, California
Spouse: Champ D. Conner (1911-1973)
Marr. Date: Erick, Beckham County, Oklahoma

5 M Calvin (Jim) James Delay
Born: 16 Jan 1913 - Caddo County, Oklahoma
Died: 5 Dec 1989 - Amarillo, Potter County, Texas
Buried: - Llano Cemetery, Amarillo, Potter County, Texas
Spouse: Mildred Unknown (married only a few months)

6 F Ruby Pauline Delay
Born: 17 Oct 1915 - Erick, Beckhkam County, Oklahoma
Died: 7 Feb 1962 - Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California
Buried:
Spouse: Jack Vannoy Parsley (1914- )
Marr. Date: May 1933 - Erick, Beckham County, Oklahoma
Spouse: Unknown Axtell

7 F Janette Delay (triplet sisters, lived only a few hours)
Born: 13 Dec 1917 - Hext, Beckham County, Oklahoma
Died: 13 Dec 1917 - Hext, Beckham County, Oklahoma
Buried: - Pioneer Cemetery, Hext, Beckam County, Oklahoma

8 F Jewel Delay
Born: 13 Dec 1917 - Hext, Beckham County, Oklahoma
Died: 13 Dec 1917 - Hext, Beckham County, Oklahoma
Buried: - Pioneer Cemetery, Hext, Beckam County, Oklahoma

9 F Josephine Delay
Born: 13 Dec 1917 - Hext, Beckham County, Oklahoma
Died: 13 Dec 1917 - Hext, Beckham County, Oklahoma
Buried: - Pioneer Cemetery, Hext, Beckam County, Oklahoma

Last Modified by Gayle Hennington Van Horn: 13 Feb 2013