Aurelia Allen Brown Delp, 78, of Millers Creek, wife of Robert Clayton Delp, passed away Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, at her home.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, at Millers Creek United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Cokie Bristol officiating. Burial will be in Mountlawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 12:30 until 1:30 p.m. at the church.

Mrs. Delp was born Oct. 4, 1940, in Wilkes County to John Quincy Brown and Ona Belle Blackburn Brown. She graduated from Wilkes Central High School in 1960, was a Senior Girl Scout and enjoyed gardening and cooking. She worked in retail at the Sears store before becoming a fulltime homemaker. Mrs. Delp was a member of Millers Creek United Methodist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three sisters, Mary James and husband, John, Martha Faw and husband, Gurnie, and Betty Jennings, and three brothers, Quincy Brown and wife, Gladys, James Brown and wife, Sally Adkins, and Clayton Brown and wife, Ruby.

She is survived by her husband, Robert Clayton Delp of the home; a daughter, Tina Delp of Millers Creek; a son, Tony Delp and wife, Jennifer, of Fuquay-Varina; two grandchildren, Richard “Clayton” Delp and Christine Delp; and a brother-in-law, Ralph Jennings of Gaffney, S.C.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Wake Forest Baptist Health Care at Home Hospice, 126 Executive Drive, Suite 110, Wilkesboro, N.C. 28697.

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