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Mr. Donell Lewis York, 83, Columbia, KY (d. March 14, 2014)

He was the patriarch of a respected Cumberland County family with strong ties in Burkesville, Campbellsville, Columbia, KY and elsewhere. His wife, Martha Jane Dyer York, survives. He leaves 8 direct and 1 step living descendants.

Mr. Donell Lewis York, age 83, of Columbia, Kentucky passed away on Friday, March 14, 2014 at the Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville, Kentucky.

Funeral services for Donell Lewis York will be held on Monday, March 17, 2014 at 2pmCT, in the Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 N Main Street, Burkesville, KY, with burial in the White Hill Cemetery in Cumberland County, Kentucky. The family will receive friends after 6pmCT on Sunday, March 16, 2014 until the funeral hour on Monday.

He is survived by his wife, Martha Jane Dyer York of Burkesville, Kentucky, and the following:
  • His son: Stevie Joe York of Columbia, Kentucky

  • His sisters: Lou Bell Veatch and Betty Jo Wheatley, both of Campbellsville, K Kentucky

  • Two grandchildren

  • Five great-grandchildren

  • And one step-great-granddaughter.
Send a condolence to the family of Mr. Donell Lewis York

Professional arrangements provided by Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 N Main Street, Burkesville, KY.

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