Delesha Arlene Boland


Delesha Arlene Boland, 57, of Athens, passed away on Tuesday, June 22, 2021.

She was born on Nov. 18, 1963, in Chattanooga.

Delesha loved to read and work with flowers in her yard. She was a CNA for 36 years. Above all, she loved her family and spending time with them.

She was preceded in death by her father, Tommy Hamby.

She leaves behind to cherish her memory, her husband of 43 years, Robert Boland; mother, Tommie Smith; children: Robby Boland (Krystil), Kenneth Boland (Katie) and Amanda Robinson (Arlis); siblings: Sondra, Trish, Herbie, Jeffrey and Michael; and grandchildren: Chastity Boland, Ashley Boland, and Annlee Boland.

Delesha’s family will receive friends from 2 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 26, 2021, at the Cleveland Chapel of Companion Funeral Home, with a Celebration of Life service to follow at 6 pm.

You are invited to share a personal memory of Delesha or your condolences with her family at her online memorial located at


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