Mrs. York died Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012, following an extended illness.
Born Jan. 7, 1919, in White County, she was the daughter of the late William Robert and Rosa Louana Freeman Goss. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert “Dick” York; daughter-in-law, Barbara Hogan York; and brothers, Leonard and Amos Goss.
Mrs. York was a homemaker and formerly employed with Carwood Manufacturing Company. She was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and Eddie Miles of Baldwin; son, Bobby York of Cornelia; three grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Mrs. York was the last of her immediate family.
Memorials may be made to the: America Cancer Society, 1684 Barnet Shoals Road, Athens, GA 30605-3007.
Those who wish 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
January 18, 2012