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Vertie Delaney

September 3, 1932 — November 25, 2017

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Vertie Virginia Delaney, age 85 of Cowen passed away November 25, 2017.  Vertie was born September 3, 1932 in Bolair and was the daughter of the late Roy and Susan Thayer Woods.  Also preceding her in death were her husband, William “Bill” Delaney; children, Mary Jane, Charley and James Delaney and also one brother and one sister.

Vertie was a lifelong resident of the Cowen area and attended Emmanuel Assembly of God Church until her health declined.  She enjoyed sewing, gardening and cooking.

Surviving are her children Fred Delaney and his wife Kathy of Craigsville, Eddie Delaney of Cowen, Evelyn Gillespie and her husband Larry of Cowen, Susan Dorsey and her husband James of Summersville; daughter in law, Marsha Delaney of Upperglade; several grandchildren & great grandchildren and one great great grandchild; brother, Carmen Woods and his wife Linda of Cowen and a sister Wavelene Selman of Cowen.

Service will be 1:00 PM Wednesday at Adams-Reed Funeral Home, Cowen with Pastor Marty Cowger officiating.  Burial will follow at Woods Cemetery on Kingfisher Rd. Webster Springs.  Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be left for the family at

Adams-Reed Funeral Home, Cowen is honored to be serving the Delaney family.

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