MITCHELL – Helen J. “Honey-Poo” York, 97, passed away Sunday, January 10, 2021, at Mitchell Manor.
Born June 25, 1923, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Fred and Pearl (Freeman) Smith. She married Marvin Byrns York September 24, 1942, and he preceded her in death June 6, 2013.
Helen retired from the Lawrence County Veteran Affairs office. She was a member of the First Baptist Church and a 1941 graduate of Mitchell High School.
Janet York of Mitchell
Carabeth (Ed) Grubb of Mitchell
Ashlea Jackson of Mitchell
Taylor (Justin) Baker and Caeden Jackson
great-great granddaughter, Coda Jackson
Her parents; son, M. Keith York; great-great granddaughter, Madison Baker; and sister, Violet McMahan, preceded her in death.
Funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 13, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home with Reverend Reggie Clark officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until the service on Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorial Gifts: White River Humane Society
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