Charles Sidney (Sid) Delaney, age 92, of Kingston

Charles Sidney (Sid) Delaney, age 92, of Kingston passed away Thursday, November 14, 2019 at NHC Farragut Health & Rehab Center in Knoxville. He was born February 13, 1927 in Meadville, Mississippi and raised in the Hominy Ridge community. He was a member of Morgantown Baptist Church in Natchez, Mississippi. Sid was a United States Army veteran and sergeant who served his country proudly during World War II and in the army of Occupation in Japan. He retired after 40 years from International Paper Company in Natchez, Mississippi where he worked as a Tow Motor Operator in the finishing and shipping department. He was very talented in working with his hands and very mechanically minded. Sid became regionally famous for building model airplanes out of soda cans. Preceded in death by his loving wife of 60 years, Helen Murray Delaney; daughter, Vivian Delaney Jackson; parents, James Quitman Delaney & Eliza Brinson Delaney; brothers, Willie S. Delaney and D. Curtis Delaney; sister, Alene Delaney McCaa.


Daughter Melody D. Martin & husband, Vann R. Martin of Rockwood, TN

A host of nieces, nephews and friends

The family would like to thank the staff of Sycamore Trace in Kingston and also the staff at NHC Farragut for the compassionate care extended to their loved one.

The family will receive friends 5:00 – 7:00 pm, Monday, November 18, 2019 and 9:00 – 10:30 am, Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at Laird Funeral Home in Natchez, Mississippi. Graveside service will be held 11:00 am, Tuesday at Greenlawn Memorial Park in Natchez with Rev. Stephen Wyles officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family request memorials be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation, 200 SE 1st Street – Suite 800, Miami, Florida 33131, or online at Online register book can be signed at Fraker Funeral Home of Kingston and Laird Funeral Home of Nachez, Mississippi are in charge of serving the Delaney family.

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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