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Lorena York

June 6, 1937 — July 23, 2021

GUNNISON- Lorena Mae Morin York age 84 of Gunnison, Ms passed away Friday, July 23, 2021, at her home in Gunnison.

Visitation will be held Saturday, July 31, 2021, from 1:00 Pm until 2:00 PM. A Celebration of Life Funeral Service will follow at 2:00 PM in the Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel. Reverend Robert Haney will officiate the service.

Lorena was born June 6, 1937, to Edward Randolph and Myrtle Axton Morin in Shelby, MS. She was a former bus driver and also had retired from Baxter Laboratories where she worked in the needle division. Lorena enjoyed fishing, socializing, watching game shows, westerns, and the Atlanta Braves. She also enjoyed visiting with her friends and family. She was a member of Gunnison Baptist Church.

Lorena was preceded in death by her parents Randolph Edward and Myrtle Morin, husband, Harvey York, Jr. sons, Jimmy and Larry York, and a brother Eddie Morin.

She is survived by Brothers, John Morin (Paulette) of Gonzalas, LA, Jerry Morin (Sylvia) of Denham Springs, Louisana, Sisters, Carol Junot (Donnie) of Gonzolas, LA, Alice Clemmons of Brownsville, Tennessee. Daughter-in-law, Faye York of Gunnison, MS. Four grandchildren, Daphne York (Wesley), Travis York, Tabatha Belk (Robbie), and Wes McMurry (Nikkie). Seven great-grandchildren, Trenyde "Beautiful" McMurry, Dasen McMurry, Westen McMurry, Destiny Gilliland, Dustin Gilliland (Shelby), Kaysi Belk, and Savanna McMurry. Two great-great-grandchildren, Khylea Selby, and Everleigh Gilliland, and a host of nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers are Dustin Gilliand, Andrew Johnson, Donnie Junot, Joe Garcia, Dasen McMurry, Wesley McMurry

Cleveland Funeral home is in charge of arrangements. the online guest register may be signed at www.clevelandfuneralhome.net

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Saturday, July 31, 2021

1:00 - 2:00pm (Central time)

Cleveland Funeral Home

3463 Hwy 8, Cleveland, MS 38732

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, July 31, 2021

Starts at 2:00pm (Central time)

Cleveland Funeral Home

3463 Hwy 8, Cleveland, MS 38732

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Interment following funeral service

Shelby Cemetery

MS-32, Shelby, MS

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