Delores Deer

June 21, 1943 – Nov. 29, 2021

Delores E. Deer, 78, of Crawfordsville, passed away Monday night in the ER.

Born June 21, 1943 in Crawfordsville, she was the daughter of Edgar Ward Love and Neva Ellen Elmore Love. 

She was baptized in the Darlington Christian Church in February of 1956. She graduated from Darlington High School in 1962. She married John Sterling Deer on Oct. 28, 1964, and he passed away in 2003.

Survivors include her daughter, Michelle Powell of Crawfordsville; step-daughter, Joni Ems of Biloxi, Mississippi; three step-sons, Jim Deer of Crawfordsville, Ed Deer of Florida and Mike Deer of Minnesota; one sister, Carolyn Stark of Texas; and many grandchildren, all of whom she loved.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. local time (Central) on Monday, Dec. 6, 2021 at Southern Memorial Park, 2076 Beach Boulevard in Biloxi, Mississippi, where she will be laid to rest beside her husband.  Local arrangements were made through Burkhart Funeral Home.