Mrs. Barbara Suitt “Velna” York, 72, of US 15-501 North, Pittsboro, died March 23, 2011 at UNC Hospitals.
The daughter of Julius Jackson Suitt and Mary Marine Fowler Suitt, Velna was born July 1, 1938 in Chatham County. She was a graduate of Pittsboro High School, and retired as an administrative assistant in accounting from the UNC School of Nursing following over 20 years of service. Velna was a member of Bynum United Methodist Church, where she had served on the UMW Administrative Council. She was a member of the NC State Employees Association; loved reading, and her church work.
Survivors include her husband, William G. “Billy” York; son, Timothy Reynolds of Pittsboro; daughter, Sherri Ann Reynolds of Pittsboro; step-daughter, Donna York Meacham of Wilmington; 4 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren.
The funeral service for Velna York will be held at 2:00 pm, Saturday, March 26, 2011, at Bynum United Methodist Church with the Rev. David Abbott and the Rev. Gina Barrow presiding. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Friends may visit with the family from 6 – 8 pm Friday at Hall – Wynne Funeral Home in Pittsboro and at other times at the residence.
Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society / Pittsboro Relay for Life, PO Box 874, Pittsboro, NC 27312.
Arrangements are under the care of Hall-Wynne Funeral Service and Cremation, Pittsboro, NC.