Deloria Whorton, 83, passed away on July 23, 2023, at her home in Russellville, Arkansas. Visitation with the family will be Tuesday, July 25, 2023, 6:00-8:00 PM, in Humphrey Funeral Chapel. Funeral services are Wednesday, July 26, 2023, at 10:00 AM, in Humphrey Chapel with Rev. Jim Findley officiating. Burial will follow at Rest Haven Memorial Park under the direction of Humphrey Funeral Service.\n\nShe was born on June 26, 1940 also in Russellville to her parents Kurt and Rheba Williams. She was preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Libby Harris.\n\nDeloria is survived by her husband, Bob Whorton, and children Greg (Amy) Whorton of Russellville, Steve (Marlene) Whorton of Morrilton, and five grandchildren Steffen (Lindsey) Whorton of New York City, Grace (J.D.) Simmons of Russellville, Zachary (Brailee) Whorton of Benton, Landon Whorton of Greenbrier, and Benjamin Whorton of Russellville, and two great-grandchildren, Stella and Vera, and many beloved nieces and nephews.\n\nDeloria started her career working for Sugar Creek Creamery, where she worked for nine years and met Bob, with whom she was married for 63 years. Deloria and Bob opened Bob's Water Pump Service in 1970 which she helped manage along with Action Water Care, Whorton Amusements, and North Shores Sign Company.\n\nDeloria was a devoted wife and mother who loved spending time with her friends and family, going bowling, and playing golf. She had many adventures with Bob on trips around the country, usually accompanied by Duane and Shirley Noyes, David and Paulette Anthes, Boots and Dick Fromdahl, and Jim and Diane Jennen, their best friends. She was happiest when she was with her family and always enjoyed get-togethers making her grandchildren's favorite dish - mashed potatoes.\n\nThe family would like to thank Joy Geise, Cheryl Murry and Kindred Hospice for their help during her illness.\n\nDeloria's internet obituary and online guestbook are available at www.humphreyfuneral.com.