MARIAN ELIZABETH (Henning) YOUNGBLOOD
November 13, 1921 – March 3, 2019
Marian Elizabeth Youngblood, 97, of Bloomington passed away March 3, 2019 at her residence that she lived in for 65 years.
She was born November 13, 1921 to Walter D. and Mona M. (Meeker) Henning in Fairbury, IL. She married Delbert E. Youngblood September 12, 1948. He preceded her in death.
She is survived by two sons Paul Youngblood of Normal, David Youngblood of Bloomington, two daughters Linda Oliveira of Urbana, Carol Brown of Bloomington; two granddaughters, Jennifer (Mike) Burris of Knoxville, TN, Ashley Oliveira of Urbana; two great-grandsons Dylan Burris of White Pine, TN, Joey Dengmanivanh of Urbana; one great granddaughter Sydnee Burris (Seth Metts) of Knoxville, TN; and one sister Dorothy Scott of Estes Park, CO.
She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers Hugh Henning, Donald Henning and Everett Henning.
Marian went into the United States Navy after high school. After her time in the navy she worked for Baby Fold and State Farm. She later became a stay at home mom, and helping Delbert with his accounting business. During that time she fearlessly fought breast cancer. She also became very involved in many different organizations, the American Legion Aux, Amvets Aux, 8 and 40 Aux. She was a Girl Scout Leader, Cub Scout Leader, and helped with Disabled Boy Scouts. She has been a member of Wesley United Methodist Church for more than 70 years. Marian enjoyed her flowers especially her violets. She enjoyed traveling, puzzles, games and latch hook.
Visitation will be Monday, March 11, 2019 from 5-7 p.m. at East Lawn Funeral Home. Funeral Service will be Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 11 a.m. with a one hour visitation prior to the service at Wesley United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery. Military Honors will be given by the Bloomington- Normal American Legion Honor Guard. Memorial contributions may be made to Wesley United Methodist Church.
The family would like to thank Advocate Adult Day Care, Show Bus, Community Care Systems, OSF Doctors and Hospice, and neighbor Shirley Danner for all their love and care.
- Walter D Henning, Father
- Mona M Henning, Mother
- Delbert E Youngblood, Husband
- Paul Youngblood, Son
- David Youngblood, Son
- Linda Oliveira, Daughter
- Carol Brown, Daughter
- Jennifer (Mike) Burris, Granddaughter
- Ashley Oliveira, Granddaughter
- Dylan Burris, Great Grandson
- Joey Dengmanivanh, Great Grandson
- Sydnee (Seth Metts) Burris, Great Granddaughter
- Dorothy Scott, Sister
- Hugh Henning, Brother
- Donald Henning, Brother
- Everett Henning, Brother
- Sid Scott
- Brad Henning
- Mike Burris
- Joey Dengmanivanh
- Jim Robinson
- Bill Link
Wesley United Methodist Church
502 E Front St., Bloomington, IL 61701
- Visitation Monday, March 11, 2019
- Visitation Tuesday, March 12, 2019
- Funeral Service Tuesday, March 12, 2019