She moved to Pensacola in 1953, where she worked at Monsanto, the Mezzanine Lounge, and San Carlos Hotel as a waitress. She later retired as a homemaker.
Delores is preceded in death by her husbands, Robert L. Hanks and Norman E. Hinote; 5 brothers and 3 sisters.
She is survived by 4 children: Beverly Wheeler, Bill Smith (Laura), Jerry Smith (Marti), and Debbie Parkerson (Kit); 8 grandsons: Robbie, Brandon, David, Nathan, Jacob, Caleb, Zac & Jeremy; 2 granddaughters: Allison and Tammy;
31 great grandchildren, and 1 great-great grandchild.
Visitation will be on Friday, October 13, 2017, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Fox Run) from 10:00 to 11:00am, Service begins at 11:00am. Bishop Jake Smith will be officiating.