Mt. Vernon Register-News

May 13, 2013

Floye Delap



Floye Delap, 91, of Broughton, died 1:40 p.m. Friday, May 10, 2013, at Wabash Christian Retirement Center in Carmi.

She was born Aug. 10, 1921, in Hamilton County, the daughter of Samuel L. and Caroline (Irvin) Johns. She married Hal Delap Aug. 30, 1941,; he preceded her in death.

She is survived by a son, Gene Delap and wife Janie of Broughton; two grandsons, Scott Delap and wife Dana of St. Louis and Kyle Delap and wife Amy of Fairview Heights; three great-grandchildren, Jake Delap, Hannah Delap and Mariah Delap; a sister, Frona Mae Sherrod of Des Moines; a brother-in-law, Bill Delap and wife Imogene of Broughton; and a sister-in-law, Marjorie May of Collinsville.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Charles Johns; and a sister, Mary Ellen Beggs.

Floye was a homemaker and farmer. She was a member of Hamilton County Homemakers Extension and Hickory Hill Baptist Church.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday at Gholson Funeral Home in McLeansboro with the Rev. Randall Ragan officiating. Burial will be at Hickory Hill Cemetery near Broughton.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, May 13, at Gholson Funeral Home in McLeansboro.

Memorials may be given to the donors choice and will be accepted at the funeral home.