He was born April 22, 1919 in the Willette Community of Macon County, Tennessee, one of five siblings born to the late B.B. and Plumie Smith Donoho. On June 1, 1940, he married the former Ruby Helen Law, who preceded him in death on August 15, 2006. In addition to his wife and parents, he was also preceded in death by his granddaughter, Lori Lynne Donoho, sisters, Estelle Hance and Louise Langford, and brother, Carlmac Donoho. Glynn was in the Lumber Business with the former B.B. Donoho & Sons Lumber Company in Willette, TN, a farmer, member of the Lafayette Missionary Baptist Church, 32nd Degree Mason and past member of the Board of Directors of Macon Bank & Trust Co.
Survivors include: Sons and Daughters-in-Law, Glen H. (Polly) Donoho, Ronnie (Barbara) Donoho, all of Lafayette, Daughters & Sons-in-Law, Barbara Donoho of Nashville, Judy (T.C.) Beard, Cathy (Freddie) Haney, all of Lafayette, grandchildren, Jennifer Donoho, Kenny Butler, Vic Donoho, Stacy Gann, all of Lafayette, and Tony Gann, of Goodlettsville, Brother & Sister-in-law, Rudolph & Mary Donoho of Lafayette, 18 great- grandchildren and 3 great - great -grandchildren.