IOTA – Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, January 7, 2009 at Progressive Baptist Church in Iota for Azerine Robinson Delaphous, 84, who died Saturday, January 31, 2009 at Jennings Guest House.
Rev. Samuel West, Pastor of Progressive Baptist Church will conduct the Funeral and the Committal Services at the Iota Cemetery.
Visitation will be Friday from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. and Saturday from 7 a.m. until 10 a.m. at the Geesey-Ferguson Funeral Home in Iota.
Mrs. Delaphous was born February 4, 1924 in Iota to the late Lee and Rozelia Guidry Robinson. She lived in Iota all her life and enjoyed spending her time with family and her grandchildren.
She is survived by three daughters; Mable Riggins (Thomas) of Vinton, Elaine Shadall (Samuel) of Orange, Texas and Clotilde Valair (John) of Iota; three sons, Enoch Delaphous (Pamela) and Wilson Delaphous both of Iota and Michael Delaphous (Janet) of Elton; 26 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Melvin Delaphous; a sister Alberta Robinson Valair and two sons Isaiah and Japhus Delaphous.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Geesey-Ferguson Funeral Home of Crowley.