The Norman Transcript


August 28, 2013

Mildred York

NORMAN — Mildred York, 84, passed away Monday, Aug. 26, 2013. Mildred was born April 23, 1929, in Amber to Robert and Emma (Overstreet) Kinsey. She grew up and attended school in the Blanchard, Amber, Little Axe and Norman areas.

Mildred married the love of her life, Eugene York, on Jan. 14, 1950.

Her hobbies included making ceramics, “raising” her vegetable garden and rose bushes, ironing, quilting and reading and she was a talented seamstress. She dedicated her life to her family and loved her church dearly.

Mildred was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Eugene York; sister, Norma Jean Kinsey; and two brothers, Kenneth Kinsey and Bobby Kinsey.

Survivors include her son, Robert York and wife Connie of Norman; brother, Jerry Kinsey and wife Margie of Tecumseh; sister, Pat Meyer and husband Lynn of Norman; granddaughter, Shelley Raney of Norman; and great-grandchildren, Jerrod Raney and Wyatt Raney of Norman; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and countless friends.

Visitation will be from 1 to 8 p.m. today.

Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at the Havenbrook Funeral Home chapel with interment to follow at Denver Cemetery in Norman.

Arrangements for Mildred and her family were placed in the care of the Vice family at Havenbrook Funeral Home in Norman.

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Norman Transcript, Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013

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