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Deleta Nora Hamilton Johnson, 96 of Princeton, passed away Saturday, December 2, 2023 at Wright Memorial Hospital of Trenton.

She is to be cremated under the direction of Slater-Neal Funeral Home in Trenton. No services are scheduled. Inurnment will be in the Hamilton Cemetery.

Deleta was born August 30, 1927 to Joe and Inez Bain Hamilton. She was one of ten children; J.R., Tom, Rosemary, Deleta, Nadine, Colleen, Barney, Scobe, Joann and Bob. She graduated from Princeton in 1946. Deleta married Clarence “CB” Johnson on January 28, 1949. She was raised and lived in the Modena Community until 2008, moving to Princeton.

Deleta was a true country girl. She did farm chores with her dad and brothers, household chores with her mom and sisters. This work ethic served her well raising her family. Her passions were cooking, gardening, canning, embroidery, quilting, RFDTV country music shows, Circle-a-Word, KTTN and KC Royals.

Deleta is survived by Helen (Gary) Miles of Ridgeway, Bonnie (Fred) Preston of Princeton, Mike Johnson (Sheryl Sutton) of Grand River, IA, Danny Johnson of Princeton and Deanna (Larry) Bunnell of Trenton; grandkids, Vickie, Rhonda, Becky Jo, Keith, Steven, Ronnie, Jason, Brian, Chad, Janessa, Keri, Kyle and Ethan; 29 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; sisters Colleen (Boyd) Torrey of Spickard and Joann (Jim) Brody of Trenton; and many nieces and nephews.

Deleta was preceded in death by her husband C.B. (1988); parents; brothers, J.R, Tom, Barney, Scobe, and Bob; sisters, Rosemary Cudney and Nadine Elliott; son-in-law, Gary Richman; and grandkid, Rickie Joe Miles.

Memorial donations are suggested to the Hamilton Cemetery and may be left with or mailed to the funeral home.

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