Miles-Odum Funeral Home and Crematory: Obituaries

Miles-Odum Funeral Home and Crematory

Margaret York Margaret York
(June 14, 1925 - May 19, 2013)

Margaret Brandenburg York, 87, formerly of Waycross, widow of Gus York, Jr. died Sunday morning (May 19, 2013) at her residence in Pensacola, FL. She was born in Athens, GA to the late William Lynn and Bertha Lillian Ohlkers Brandenburg. Mrs. York graduated from Athens High School and attended the University of Georgia. She worked at the First National Bank of Waycross - later Trust Company of Georgia/SunTrust Bank in Waycross. Mrs. York was a member of First Presbyterian Church and an active member of Sunday School and ladies Circle. She was also a member of the Daughters of American Revolution.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Gus York, Jr.; brother, William L. Brandenburg, Jr. and sister, Dorothy Henrietta Brandenburg.

Survivors include three children, William and Maria York of Kennesaw, GA, Mark and Eleanor York Easterlin of Pensacola, FL, James and Theresa York of Bainbridge, GA; nine Grandchildren, Meredith York, Elizabeth York, Catherine York, Andrew Easterlin, Richard Easterlin, Margaret Nguyen, Valerie Nguyen, John York and Benjamin York; and sisters Carolyn Reynolds and Dorothy Handley both of Athens, GA.

A funeral service will be held Friday morning at 10 am at the First Presbyterian Church. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 6 – 8 pm at Miles-Odum Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First Presbyterian Church, 601 Hill Street, Waycross 31501or Thornwell Home for Children, 302 S. Broad Street, Clinton, SC 29325.

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Miles-Odum Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.