Anita Joan York, 49, of Statesville, passed away Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at Iredell Memorial Hospital. She was born in Iredell County on August 17, 1964 to Duke Lincoln York and Martha Ann Gaither York, both of Statesville.
Anita was a graduate of Starmount High School and was a member of Horizon Church. She was loved and cared for by her parents and sisters. Her life was difficult at times but she was always surrounded by love. Her smile will be missed by all that knew her.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, John and Mable Gaither, Ella Mae and Noble York; uncles, Preacher Gaither and Kenneth York and wife Jan; and brother-in-law, Davie Moose.
Anita is survived by her parents; two sisters, Pam Burr and Teresa Moose; brother-in-law, Kenny Burr; four nephews, Kendall Burr, Chris and Andrew Moose, and Mathew Walker; great nieces, Krista and Lila; her best friend, Connie Milam; many loving family members and friends; and her canine friend, Penny.
Funeral services will be held 3:00 PM Sunday, April 13, 2014 at Horizon Church with Pastor Charles Williams officiating. Burial will follow in the Clarksbury Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will visit with friends at the church from 1:30 to 3:00 PM prior to the service.
The family would like to thank her doctors and staff as well as Iredell Memorial Hospital for the love and care they provided Anita.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Horizon Church Stage Fund, P.O. Box 5965, Statesville, NC 28687. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.nicholsonfunerals.com and Nicholson Funeral Home is serving the family.