Funeral services for Delores Sonia Waddell will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday at Palmer Memorial Chapel, 304 S. Main St., Sumter, with the Rev. Willie Ray Wright Jr., of New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, officiating. Interment will follow at Evergreen Memorial Park, 802 N. Guignard Drive, Sumter.

Mrs. Waddell will be placed in the chapel at noon for viewing until the hour of service.

Delores Sonia Waddell transitioned on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017 at Lincoln Medical Center in Bronx, New York.

Born in Sumter County to the late Elizabeth White Colclough and Walter Lane, Delores attended Julia Richmond High School in New York City. She was employed as a daycare provider by Hunts Point Multi-Service Center in Bronx, New York.

Survivors include her husband of 60 years, John H. Waddell of New York; daughter, Dana M. Waddell of New York; and a host of other relatives and dear friends.

Condolences may be made on her tribute page found at

Professional services rendered by Palmer Memorial Chapel Inc.