York, Regina Kaye

Senior Tax Advisor With H&R Block

Monday, February 04, 2013

Regina Kaye York, 47, of Ringgold, Georgia, died on Monday, February 4, 2013 in a local hospital.  

She was a graduate of East Ridge High School and was senior tax advisor and administrative assistant with H&R Block.

She was the greatest wife, mother, grandmother, daughter and sister in the world.

She was preceded in death by her father, John Thomas Smith, Sr. and a sister, Becky Smith.

Survivors include her husband, Thomas York; daughter, Marchelle (Paul) Lusk of Ringgold; two stepchildren, Joshua York and Alexus York, both of Cumming, Ga.; granddaughter, Maggie Lusk of Ringgold; mother and stepfather, Norma and David Porter of Chattanooga; two sisters, Angela (Danny) Camp of Kennesaw, Ga., and Lisa Hartley of Chattanooga; two brothers, Tommy (Karen) Smith of Ringgold, and Mike Smith of Chattanooga; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 6, at the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home with Reverend Jimmy Murphy officiating.  Burial will be in Lakewood Memory Gardens, South.

The family will receive friends from 3-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 5, at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Sarcoma Foundation of America, 9899 Main Street, Suite 204 Damascus, Md. 20872.

Please share your thoughts and memories at www.ChattanoogaEastChapel.com.


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