Mallie I. York

  • BORN: August 27, 1934
  • DIED: September 27, 2017
  • LOCATION: Rising Sun, Indiana

Mallie I. York, 83, of Rising Sun, IN, passed away at 3:53 AM, Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 at Hospice of Blue Ash, OH. Mallie was born in Perry County, KY on August 27, 1934, a daughter of the late Gertrude (Troxell) and Millard L. Wagers. She was the wife of John York. They married on April 19, 1952 at Walkertown, KY. She worked for Foodway Market, Frostproof, FL for over 15 years. She also worked as a clerk at Tandy's IGA for the last several years, where she enjoyed talking to the customers and was known for her cheerful disposition. Mallie was a member of the Rising Sun First Baptist Church and her faith was a big part of her life. She enjoyed reading her bible, along with gardening and taking care of her flowers.

In addition to her loving husband, John York, Mallie is also survived by a daughter, Cynthia (Dennis) Wurzelbacher, of Ross, OH; by two sons, Danny (Apryle) York, of Ross, OH, and John (Mary) York, of Oxford, OH; by grandchildren, Naomi Rolfes, Mary Jane Gilpin, Jessica (Sean) Gardner, Amanda (Brad) Schaffer, Ken Wurzelbacher and Andrew (Andrea) Wurzelbacher; by 19 great grandchildren; two sisters, Mildred Slaven, of Whitley City, KY and Sharon Betsill, of Hampton, GA; by three brothers, Nick Wagers, of Orlando, FL, Johnny Wagers, of Keavey, KY, and Kenny Wagers, of Sylvania, GA. Mallie was preceded in death by her parents, by brothers, Albert, Walter, Franklin & Raleigh Wagers and by sisters, Clarissa Fugate, Carolyn Sue Smith and by infant sisters, Carma Jewell and Nancy Dale.

Funeral services will be held at 11 AM, Monday, October 2nd at the Markland Funeral Home in Rising Sun, IN with Rev. Jim Jenkins officiating. Visitation will be Sunday 5-8 PM at Markland Funeral Home. Burial will be at Arlington Cemetery in Cincinnati, OH. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Cincinnati C/O Bethesda Foundation, Inc. PO Box 633597 Cincinnati, OH 45263-3597. Cards are also available at funeral home.


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