Mrs. York died Saturday, March 16, 2013, following a brief illness.
Born Sept. 10, 1927, in Bowman, she was the daughter of the late Luther and Roxie Carrington Herring. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Otto Marion York.
Mrs. York retired from Ethicon Inc. with 30-plus years of loyal and dedicated service. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Cornelia.
Survivors include her daughters, Kathie York Stephens (Junior) of Demorest, and Lisa York Kimsey (Jimmy) of Clarkesville; son, Keith York (Susie) of Cornelia; sister, Linda Benfield of Mt. Airy; eight grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from noon-1:15 p.m. today, March 20, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest.
In lieu of flowers, tax deductible donations may be made to The Lord’s Help Soup Kitchen, P.O. Box 3, Cornelia, GA 30531.
Those wishing to express online condolences to the York family may do so by visiting whitfieldfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements are in the care of Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest.
The Northeast Georgian
March 20, 2013