Carolyn Lillian Delano

Carolyn Lillian Delano, 80, of West Orange, Texas, passed away on February 12, 2018.


A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, February 16, 2018, at Harris Cemetery on Irving Street in West Orange, Texas.


Born in Terrero, New Mexico, on September 19, 1937, she was the daughter of Haskell Miller and Pauline Nelson Miller. Carolyn enjoyed spending her time volunteering and started the first Girl Scout Troop in Orange, Texas. She enjoyed painting, staying in touch with her family by facebook and traveling all over the United States with the love of her life, Jerry. She loved her family dearly and will be missed by all who knew and loved her.


She was preceded in death by her parents, Haskell and Pauline Miller; loving husband, Jerry Wade Delano; grandson, Dempsey Wade Vercher; sister, Elinora; and her brothers, Lester and Tony.


Those left to cherish her memory include her children, Paula Horn and husband Frankie George, of Beaumont, TX, Marty Delano and wife Melony, of Orange, TX, Margaret Vercher and husband Wayne Kurtz, of Appletown, WI, and Jerry Lee Delano, of Orange, TX; grandchildren, Krystiana Marcello and husband Nick, Chase Horn, Jerymie Delano, Chad Eldridge, Tommie Leigh Vercher, Devan Delano and Shelby Hudnall, and Tawney Delano; and her great-grandchildren, Lillyana, Juliana, Dylan, Sonny, and Ellora.

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