Delaney Khoule James Thurman

Passed 04/10/2021

Obituary For Delaney Khoule James Thurman

Delaney Khoule James Thurman, “Mister Wisdom,” joined his ancestors on April 10, 2021, after a courageous battle with VSD while at his southern home in Athens, Georgia. Born in Portland, Oregon on November 22, 2020, and living in Simi Vally, CA with his parents Lisa Marie (Houle) Thurman and Khamisi Jelani Thurman. He also lived and loved his fur-brother Jacki-Dooode. Baby D enjoyed his many adventures.

Delaney’s ability to smile through surgery and recovery will be forever remembered by all who shared time with him and by those he shined his bright light upon. He was smart, strong and sincere.

Survivors include his birth Mama, Jamey Lynn Youngblood and his Brother, Jackson Youngblood (Portland, OR), birth GMa and GPa Nancy and Al Knutson and Papa and Grandma Steve and Wendi Youngblood (Simi Valley, CA). Maternal Nana and Poppie Victoria R. Houle (Millington) and Kim J. Houle (Cohoes, NY), Auntie Stacy M. Houle (Troy, NY). Paternal Great-Grandmother, Ms. Adeline Jackson, Grandmother and Grandfather, Donna and Bill Thurman, Uncle and Auntie Kirin and Sarah Thurman, cousin Kylo Thurman (Athens, Georgia), Uncle and Aunt Rodney and Angela Thurmond, cousin RJ Thurmond (Malden, MA) and many other aunts, uncles, cousins, friends, and family.

Calling Hours will be held from 4-6pm Saturday, April 17, 2021(EST) at Jackson-McWhorter Funeral Home in Athens, Georgia. At 8pm, there will be an eternal flame ceremony at Memorial Park.

Friends and family are encouraged to visit for directions, live stream link (below), to leave condolences and share photos. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent on Venmo to @Khamisi-Thurman to assist with family counseling sessions.

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Your faith and strength was extremely evident during the service and in the photo tribute. We will continue our prayers for some peace of mind during this difficult time. We love you, Sandy and Rob
Lisa and Khamisi I have no words to express how sorry I am for your loss. We are here for you both and love you so much. Jimmy and Donna
There are truly no words that can heal your heart ache. I'm with you his beautiful family that loved him so much. Praying for god to comfort you and some day mend your broken hearts. I hope remembering his beautiful smile brings peace to your heart on what great parents you are. Sending you lots of love! xx 🙏🏻💙 Isabel Machrone
We love you. You are in our hearts always. Meeting Delaney was one of the most special days. Sending love, light, prayers and strength. Love you❤️
I'm so happy that I got a to see his beautiful face. I know the pictures could never give him justice. We could all tell what a personality he already had at such a young age. He's flying high with the angels now. My deepest condolences and prayers for you and your family.
Sending love and prayers. Kathy Vannucci
Sending my love to you guys knowing that god has everything in his hands 🙌🏿. Stay Blessed !
I really enjoyed looking at all the pictures . He was so precious. My thoughts and prayers are with you all! I'm here for you all! Sending my love. 😘 Patty and Glen
Our deepest sympathies. We pray for your strength and peace in this difficult time. Sending love. As Ever, James and Zina
Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
- Jackson-McWhorter Funeral Home | Athens, GA

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