Deletta Mae Briles, 69, of Columbus, passed away at 4:10 p.m. Saturday, August 27, 2016, at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility. Memorial service 6:00 p.m. Sunday September 4, 2016 at East Columbus Christian Church in Columbus, Indiana. Visitation will be 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. Sunday at the church, Ron Bridgewater officiating. Burial at Garland Brook Cemetery. Born May 26, 1947, to Elmer A. and Myrtle B. Anderson Smith. She married Duane M. Briles April 7, 1973. Survived by her husband, Duane M. Briles of 43 years; a daughter, Robin L. (Ronnie) Phillips of Columbus; a son, Ray B. (Angie) Phillips III of North Vernon; grandchildren, Rachel (Matt) Ross of North Vernon, Tyler Phillips of Tennessee and Taylor Dobbins of Columbus; and great-grandchildren, Graci Ross and Gavin Ross. Preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Elmer Wayne Smith; and a sister, Myletta Frazier.