Delilah Joy Calamia
Delilah Joy Calamia, 86, of Bridge City, passed away at Cypress Glen Nursing Home in Port Arthur on Sunday, Jan. 20. She was born on Aug. 8, 1926 to Gwendolyn Harris Morris and Fred Morris in Sanger, Tx. Joy lived most of her life in the Groves/Port Arthur area. She retired from Sears as a cashier after 17 years of service. She was a member of the Church of Christ faith.
Visitation will be on Tuesday, Jan. 22, from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Clayton Thompson Funeral Home in Groves. Funeral service will be at 2:00 PM Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013 in the Thompson Memorial Chapel at Clayton Thompson with Chaplain Wayne McEwen, officiating. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her brother Joe Fred Morris and her husband Manuel Calamia.
Joy is survived by her daughter, Dana Graham and husband Bo of Bridge City; two grandchildren, Greg Graham and wife Nanette of Little Cypress, and Gary Graham of Port Arthur; two great grandchildren, Ethan Bourque and Kaleb Graham and her longtime companion, J. W. King of Silsbee, along with a host of nieces and nephews.