Glenn Youngkin was born on Nov. 6, 1901 on a farm in Richland Township, Jasper County, IA, the son of Ulysses "Grant" and Clara Emmeline (Butrum) Youngkin.
He entered into marriage with Marian Pauline Maynard (Sept. 11, 1915-2012). She was a native of Decatur County, IA and the daughter of Frank O. and Ettie (Rains) Maynard.
Together, the pair produced two children – Glenda Delp and Carroll Wayne Youngkin.
The family made its home in Florida and North Carolina. Marian liked to cook, and she followed the Atlanta Braves of Major League Baseball.
The family was plunged into grief at the death of their married daughter in 1978.
Sadly, Glenn died in Winston-Salem, NC in Oct. 1979.
Marian outlived her spouse by 33 years. She was a member of Hillsdale Baptist Church I Advance, NC.
Marian’s last years were spent residing in Winston-Salem. She was swept into the arms of the angels on Jan. 17, 2012. Her obituary was published in the Winston-Salem Journal.
~ Daughter Glenda (Youngkin) Delp ~
Daughter Glenda Youngkin (1936-1978) was born on July 18, 1936.
She married Carroll Wayne Delp ( ? -2010), son of Clarris B. and Elsie (Weatherman) Delp of Galax, VA. Their marriage lasted for 22 years until cleaved apart by death.
Their one known daughter was Lynn Cribb.
Carroll was an alumnus of Draughn’s Business College and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He went on to a 36-year career with the United States Postal Service. The Delps dwelled in Marion, Smyth County, VA.
Sadness blanketed the family when, at age 41, Glenda passed away in March 1978.
Carroll lived for another 32 years as a widower and maintained a residence in Galax. He was a member of Ardmore Baptist Church and the Veterans of Foreign Wars post in Hillsville, VA.
Sadly, at the age of 79, he surrendered to the spectre of death at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center on Christmas Day 2010. His obituary was printed in the Winston-Salem Journal.
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