Clara Marie Deloach

Published 12:19 pm Tuesday, November 23, 2021

Clara Marie Deloach, 89, Elizabethton, passed away peacefully on November 22, 2021. She was born October 2, 1932 in Heaton, N.C.
Clara was preceded in death by her father, Henry Walter Holden, and mother, Clara Mable Johnson Tyree. She was also preceded in death by her husband, William Howard Deloach Sr., and sons, William Howard Deloach Jr. and Henry Walter Deloach; sisters, Phyllis Holden and Annabelle Miller; brothers, Ernest Holden, Bill Clyde Holden and Paul Henry Holden; and sister and brother-In-law, Frances and Roy Burrow.
Clara was a member of First Free Will Baptist Church and the Emma Williams Sunday School Class for more than 60 years.
Survivors include daughters, Joann Odom and husband Roger and Teresa Hambrick and husband R.L.; grandchildren, Dale Odom, Remetha Loving, Rebecca Simmons, Chris Hambrick, Keith Hambrick, Bonnie Peters, Kelly Chapman and Eddie Deloach; 18 great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren; brother, Charles (Iva Lee) Holden; sister, Peggy Laws; sisters-in-law, Jackie Holden and Maxine Holden; many loving nieces and nephews, and cousins who are like sisters to her.
A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, November 27, at Happy Valley Memorial Park with Pastor Nathan Jennings officiating. Pallbearers will be the grandchildren and great-grandchildren. The family would like to express a special “Thank You” to the staff of Signature Health Care, Elizabethton. Family and friends may register their presence at the funeral home on Friday, November 26, from 1 to 5 p.m. Family and friends will meet at the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Saturday to go in procession to the cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at our website, www.memorialfcelizabethton.com
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Deloach family.