She was born May 28, 1924, in Rabun Gap to the late Emory G. and Lizzie Ritchie Moore. She was born and lived all her life in Rabun County and was a homemaker. She was the last member of her immediate family. She was a member of Wolffork Baptist Church.
Mrs. York was preceded in death by: her husband, John H. York; two sisters, Helen Ashcraft and Katherine Foster; and two brothers, Wallace Moore and Dean Moore.
She was a loving mother to: five sons, Howard York of Dillard, Rudy York of Marion, Ky., Doyle York (Vicki) of Rabun Gap, Robert York of Rabun Gap and Terry York of Clayton; and grandmother to nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. She loved family and friends, cooking for them and raising flowers in her garden.
Funeral services were held Wednesday at Wolffork Baptist Church with the Revs. Jimmy Greer and Cale Stancil officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.
Hunter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. An online guestbook is available at www.hunterfuneralhomega.com.