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Obituaries

Obituaries

Vera Mae York 1925 - 2005

Graveside services for Vera Mae York, 80, Lawrence, were Thursday, Nov. 3, at Resthaven Cemetery in Oklahoma City. Mrs. York died Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2005, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.She was born Oct. 12, 1925, in Ardmore, Okla., the daughter of John and Ida Hussey Vaughn. She moved from Oklahoma City to Lawrence three years ago.Mrs. York was a registered nurse in Ardmore and Oklahoma City.She married Keith York on Aug. 8, 1945, in Durant, Okla. He died in 1979.A son, Lonnie York, died in 2002.Survivors include two sons, Phillip York, Newhaven, Okla., and Larry York; a sister, Ruby Dollar, Ardmore; two grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.The family suggests memorials to the Palliative Care Unit of Lawrence Memorial Hospital, sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence.E-mail condolences may be sent to <a href="mailto:info@warrenmcelwain.com">info@warrenmcelwain.com</a>, subject: York.