Jeannie “Gigi” York of Cleburne, Texas went to be with our Lord on March 19, 2018 with her loving husband of 43 years and her sister and best friend by her side. Services for Jeannie will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, March 23, 2018 at Nolan River Road Baptist Church with the Rev. Adam Mathews and the Rev. Royce Dodd officiating. Burial will follow at Cleburne Memorial Park Cemetery.
A visitation will be held from 6 – 8 p.m. Thursday, March 22, 2018 at Nolan River Road Baptist Church.
Serving as pallbearers will be Frank Scholz, David Fountain, Cody Wright, Larry Zettler, Ed Patrick and Coby Quisenberry.
Jeannie was born on September 19, 1952 in Alexandria, Louisiana to Loyd and Barbara Wright. She grew up in Grand Prairie and Lancaster, Texas until attending Baylor University in the fall of 1970.While at Baylor, Jeannie met her husband, the Rev. Larry York, and the two were married on August 17, 1974.
In 1975, the newlyweds moved to Buffalo, Wyoming, where Jeannie served faithfully alongside her husband in the ministry as well as working at hospitals in both Sheridan and Buffalo as a medical technologist.
In 1982, the couple welcomed their first child, Jared, and in 1986 their daughter, Brittany, was born.
In 1988, the Lord brought Jeannie and Larry to Cleburne where Jeannie continued her career in the medical field while raising their two children. Jeannie faithfully served as a Sunday School teacher for the preschoolers at Nolan River Road Baptist Church for many years.
She was diagnosed with cancer in 2014 and fought courageously every single day. She was a wonderful wife, dedicated mother, loving grandmother, and precious friend to many.
Jeannie is survived by her devoted husband, Larry York of Cleburne; children, Jared York and wife, Megan, and Brittany Bowers and husband, Kelly, all of Granbury, Texas; siblings, Cindy Fountain and husband, David, of Waxahachie, Texas and Eric Wright and wife, Dee, of Mansfield, Texas; grandson, Declan York; and numerous nieces, nephews, family and friends.
Donations in Jeannie’s memory may be made to: Nolan River Road Baptist Church Building Fund, 820 N. Nolan River Road, Cleburne, TX 76033.