Juanita “Nita” <I>Kelley</I> York

Juanita “Nita” Kelley York

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Death 9 Dec 2014 (aged 82)
Burial Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, USA
Plot Section 18
Memorial ID 139902400 · View Source
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Juanita "Nita" Kelley York, 82, a native and resident of Baton Rouge, LA passed away on Tuesday, December 9, 2014. A loving wife and devoted mother, Nita will be missed by all who knew and loved her. Having worked as a bank teller at Fidelity National Bank, Nita retired from Hibernia Bank. She loved spending time with her family and friends. She had a talent for crocheting, and she enjoyed making hand-crafted afghans for everyone. Her special gift was her beautiful crocheted baby blankets. She enjoyed traveling with her husband Lum and supporting his music career. She never said a bad thing about anyone and was selfless to her core. She was a member of Zoar Baptist Church. She is survived by her daughter Kelly York-Lastrapes and husband Kevin; granddaughter Kirby Lastrapes; sister Glenda Williams; brothers Ben Kelley, Dale Kelley, and Clyde Kelley; and numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and cousins. She was affectionately known as "maw maw" to her niece Andrea Plaisance, Rachel Ardoin and Coley Mendel. She is preceded in death by her husband William "Lum" York; parents Guy and Beulah Kelley; sisters Jewell Duplessis, Joyce Gilmore, Carolyn Pratt, and Faye Plaisance. Visitation will be held at Greenoaks Funeral Home on Friday, December 12, 2014 from 5-8pm and continuing on Saturday, December 13, 2014 from 9am until service time 10am. Interment will follow in Greenoaks Memorial Park. Condolences may be left for the family at www.greenoaksfunerals.com. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Baton Rouge or St. Jude.


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  • Created by: Kerry Keller
  • Added: 11 Dec 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 139902400
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Juanita “Nita” Kelley York (11 Dec 1931–9 Dec 2014), Find A Grave Memorial no. 139902400, citing Greenoaks Memorial Park, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Kerry Keller (contributor 47943824) .