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Lela Faye York

Wednesday, August 29, 2007

Born 5-29-1932 -- Died 8-23-2007

Lela Faye York, of Sturkie, Ark., daughter of the late Ver-non Bently Zeigler and Lillie Florence Coggins Zeigler, was born May 29, 1932, in Glencoe, Ark. She died Aug. 23, 2007, at Southfork River Therapy and Living Center in Salem, Ark., at the age of 75.

She was united in marriage to Thadneal York on Dec. 8, 1951, at Morriston, Ark. To this union four children were born.

She was the postmaster in Sturkie from 1958 until her retirement in 2000. She was a member of the Church of Christ.

Survivors include: her husband, Thadneal York of the family home; her children, Kim York of Sturkie, Stanley York of Sturkie, Ted York and wife, Darla of Sturkie and Joseph York and wife, Dawnisa of Sturkie; her grandchildren, Kimberly Tyler, Trapper York, Casey York, Layton York, Carson York, Shelby York, Tia York, Jimmy York McSpadden and Amber Pierce-Javorsky; great-grandchildren, Fisher Tyler, Huntlee York, Eliza McSpadden, Olivia McSpadden, and Cash McSpadden.

She was preceded in death by: her brothers, Edward, Orville, Ray and Weldon Zeigler, and her parents.

Funeral services were held Aug. 25 at Cox-Blevins Chapel in Salem. Burial followed in Morriston Cemetery with arrangements by Cox-Blevins Funeral Home of Salem.