Mary Elizabeth <I>Brooks</I> York

Mary Elizabeth Brooks York

Birth
Tennessee, USA
Death 21 May 1943 (aged 76)
Pall Mall, Fentress County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Pall Mall, Fentress County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 9789330 · View Source
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Mother of Sgt. Alvin C. York

Crossville Chronicle May 27, 1943

Mrs Mary York, 77, mother of Sgt Alvin C York, World War I hero, died at her home at Pall Mall Friday. She had been living with her son for several years, and was an invalid and blind. She was of pioneer stock, a woman of strong character, much beloved by her neighbors. She is survived by 8 sons and 2 daughters, all of whom live in the Pall Mall neighborhood.


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I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith.


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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Elizabeth Brooks York (8 Aug 1866–21 May 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9789330, citing Wolf River Cemetery, Pall Mall, Fentress County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by S.G. Thompson (contributor 46616521) .