Delores Young Queen, 83, died Saturday, December 20, 2008.
Born in Jefferson on July 16, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Mae Head Young. She lived most of her life in Monroe and Winder, where she retired from Walton Mills, and was a member of Central Fellowship Baptist Church in Macon. She was loved and adored as “Nanny” by her grandchildren, Brant Queen (Jennifer), Atlanta, Josh Queen (Kelly), Anna Beth Sizemore (Joel), Madie Martin (Tim), Jessie Tanner (Teddy), Rachel Queen, Caleb Queen and Ruthie Queen, all of Macon, loved ones stated.
Mrs. Queen was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Rodney Queen; sons, Terry Queen and Ronnie Queen; and a sister, Helen Richardson.
Survivors include a son, the Rev. Queen (Celeste), Macon; daughter-in-law, Linda Queen, Surfside Beach, S.C.; brother, George Young (Nell), Winder; and great-grandchildren, Ethan and Avery Queen; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Monday, December 22, at 11 a.m., at Central Fellowship Baptist Church with the Revs. Josh Queen and Jerry Walls officiating. Burial will be Monday at 3:30 p.m. at Rest Haven Cemetery in Monroe. The family will receive friends Sunday, December 21, from 6 to 9 p.m., at the Central Fellowship Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Central Fellowship Christian Academy, 8460 Hawkinsville Rd., Macon, Ga. 31216.
Crest Lawn Funeral Home, Macon, is in charge of arrangements.