Jeanne K. York, 70, of Salisbury, passed away on Friday, February 3, 2017 at Liberty Commons Nursing & Rehabilitation in Salisbury, NC.
She was born on September 24, 1946 to the late Hoyle and Frances Kimbrell Koonts in Lexington, NC. Jeanne was 1964 graduate of Lexington Senior High School and she attended Kings Business College for 1 year. Jeanne retired in 2010 from Wallace Realty where she worked as the office manager.
She was a member of Wittenburg Lutheran Church where she sang in the choir, and she was a member of the Rockwell Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 317. When Jeanne was able, she loved to fish, work in her garden, and read.
Jeanne is survived by her Husband of over 51 years, William M. "Mickey" York, whom she married June 12, 1965; Son, Phillip Michael York and wife Melissa; Daughter, Michelle York Whitson and husband Brian; Grandson, Malachi Whitson; Brother, Hoyle Phillip Koonts, II and wife Joanne; and a special friend and caregiver, Marty Ellis.
Visitation will be held Monday, February 6, 2017, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Powles Staton Funeral Home, Rockwell, NC.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, February 7, 2017, 3:00 pm at the Powles Staton Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Ed Harper, officiating.
In lieu of flowers memorials in memory of Jeanne may be made to Wittenburg Lutheran Church Improvement Fund PO Box 345 Granite Quarry NC 28072 or to Luther Ridge 2049 Upper Laurel Dr. Arden NC 28704.
Powles Staton Funeral Home of Rockwell, honored provider of Veterans Funeral Care, is assisting the family of Jeanne York. Online condolences may be made at www.powlesfuneralhome.com.
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