Obituaries 01-11-24

January 09, 2024


Jan. 6, 2024

Funeral services for Rev. Vance "Vann" Ernest Windom, Jr., will be at 11

a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2024 from West McComb Baptist Church.

Interment will take place at Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery.

Brother Vann preached for the Lord for 48 years in five Southern Baptist

Churches, where he loved to tell people about his love of the Lord. His

hobbies were his kids, hunting, fishing and spending time in the

outdoors with his family and friends.

He loved his bride of 47 years and spoiled her rotten! He loved watching

his grandchildren all he could. Brother Vann had been the Pastor of West

McComb Baptist Church for the past 20 years and loved his church and


He died on Saturday, Jan. 6, 2024 at Southwest Mississippi Regional

Medical Center in McComb.

He is survived by his wife of 47 faithful years, Denise Windom; children

and their spouses, Bethany and Brian Martin, Vance and Courtney Windom

III, Tyson and Ashley Wyndom and Sam and Anna Chenn-Nomenn; his parents,

Vance Ernest Windom, Sr., and Levunia McKinzie Windom; his sister and

brother-in-law, Mytra and Randy White; his sister-in-law and

brother-in-law, Carolyn and Joe Welch; his brother-in-law, Sherman Rice;

and grandchildren, Gracyn Jewell Martin, Ethan Martin, Blayten Windom,

Addie Windom, Tyson Windom, Jr., Aubrey Windom, Colt Windom, Sam

Chenn-Nomenn and Simon Peter Chenn-Nomenn.

He was preceded in death by his in-laws, Martha and Foster Tyson; and a

nephew, MacKenzie White.

Memorials may be made to Baptist Children's Village - Dickerson Place,

491 Dickerson Lane SE, Brookhaven, MS 39601, Bethel Baptist Church

Building Fund, 6161 Hwy 472, Hazlehurst, MS 39083 or Crisis Pregnancy

Center of Southwest MS, 647 Delaware Ave., McComb, MS 39648.

Stringer Family Funeral Services of Hazelhurst is in charge of



March 17, 1930-Jan. 3, 2024

Funeral services for Martha Lee Delaney, 93, of Natchez, were conducted

on Thursday, Jan. 4, 2024 at Franklin County Funeral Home, with Tyson

Windom officiating.

Interment followed at St. James Cemetery in Jefferson County.

Favorably known as "Mot," she was born on March 17, 1930 in Calhoun City

to David London and Ruby Pearl England. She married William Rayburn

Delaney on July 9, 1949 in Franklin County. In 1966, Martha and Rayburn

would make their home in the Natchez area, where they would finish

raising their five children there.

She died on Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2024 in Meadville.

She is survived by her children and their respective spouses, David and

Shirley Delaney, Jimmy and Karen Delaney, Tammy and Carlton Hall, Randy

and Penny Delaney and Leigh Ann Delaney Tidwell; seven grandchildren and

their respective spouses, Amy and Jay Gamberi, Clayton and Christy

Delaney, Will and Elsie Delaney, Erin Delaney, Drew and Paula Hall, Paul

and Desiree Delaney and Nicole and Casey Beach; 14 great-grandchildren

and their respective spouses, Mia and Graci Jayne Gambery, Carly Delnaey

and Morgan and Joey Russll, Madison, Ava and Parker Delaney, Emily and

Easton Hall, Maven and Bowen Delaney and Randi Lynn and Wyatt Beach;

three great-great-grandchildren, Hayes McGraw, Briar Day and Grace

Russell; and a number of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Rayburn; her

siblings, David Allen England, Robert Earl England and Ruby Hazel

Ingram; and her son-in-law, James Tidwell.

Pallbearers were Clayton Delaney, Drew Hall, Paul Delaney, Jay Gamberi

and Casey Beach.

The Delaney family would like to thank the staff of Meadville

Convalscent Home for the kindness and focused care shown during their

mother's stay.

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Franklin Funeral Home of Meadville was in charge of arrangements.


Jan. 31, 2009-Dec. 25, 2023

Funeral services for Kendrick Je'Marr Glapion, Jr., 14, were held on

Friday, Jan. 5, 2024 from Victory & Power Ministry in Baton Rouge, La.

Interment followed at Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery in


Born on Jan. 31, 2009, he died on Monday, Dec. 25, 2023.