York, Leon (Whiteside)

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Leon York, 86, of Whiteside, TN, passed away Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at his home. 

He attended The Church of God.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Mose and Rosie York; daughter, Joyce Ann York; and all of his brothers and sisters except one. 

Survivors include his loving wife, Edna Lois York; children, Charles E. York, David E. York, Robert A. York, Rayford L. York and Donald R. York; sister, Carrie Mae Davis; five grandsons; two granddaughters; two great-grandsons; and three great-granddaughters. 

Services will be at 11 a.m., CST Friday, September 5, in the chapel of Tate Funeral Home. Reverend Charles Kilgore and Reverend Quillien Thurman will officiate. Burial will follow in Lakewood Memory Gardens West.

The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday, September 4, at the Tate Funeral Home, who has charge of the arrangements.


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