Celebrating the life of Diane Virginia Delaney
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Diane Received the Lord Jesus Christ as her savior at an early age. She was baptized and became a member of Fourth Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Crewe Virginia. She was educated in Nottaway County Schools and graduated from Prince Edward County High School. Diane was an employee of Burkeville Veneer Plant as a machine Operator. She then worked at Powhatan Correctional Center in Food Services and Velvet Textiles Company. She later retired from Fort Pickett due to health issues.
She was united in Holy Matrimony to Mark Delaney on July 1, 1978. They were blessed in union with one son, Mark Andre Delaney, whom preceded her in death. Diane leaves to mourn her husband of 38 years, Mark Delaney; three grandsons, Raekwon, Rasheem, and Nasir, one granddaughter, Jakeyla; mother, Gertrude Payne of Meherrin, VA; two brothers, Leonard Smith, Jr. (Marcia) of Greenbay, VA; Everette “Donnell” Smith of Crewe , VA; Valerie King (Lawrence) of Victoria, VA; Debbie Smith of Meherrin, VA; Barbara Bradshaw (Dorsey) of Forest, VA; Pamela Ingram (Shan) of Lynchburg, VA; two aunts, Sheila Rich of Burkeville, VA and Lillie Diggs (Glendon) of Burkeville, VA; one uncle, Rudolph Paige (Sonji) of Richmond, VA; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Funeral Services Tuesday, July 5, 2016 at Fourth Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Crewe with interment in the Jackson Cemetery, Crewe.
W.E. Hawkes & Son Funeral Home of Blackstone in charge of arrangements.
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