Obituary: Gona “Ann” Anola York


Gona ”Ann” Anola York, 92, of Batesville passed away Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020.

She was born Feb. 29, 1928, in Campbell, Missouri to Joseph Jarrett and Ethel B. (Thompson) Jarrett.

Ann was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church of Batesville; where she loved attending her Sunday school class.

Survivors include her daughter, Suzy Maxwell (John) of Jacksonville; daughter-in-law, Donna York of Osceola; six grandchildren, Doug Maxwell (Sheri), Joseph Maxwell (Ashley), Jonathan York, Allison Jones (Thomas), Ron York (Shelly), and Jennifer York-Leneave (John); and ten great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Jack York; two sons, Ronnie York and John York.

Pallbearers are Doug Maxwell, Joseph Maxwell, Josh Maxwell, Jonathan York, Hunter York, and Ron York.

Funeral services will begin at 2:00 p.m. Monday, Dec. 28, 2020, at Roller-Crouch Funeral Home of Batesville with Richard Nuckolls officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant Plains Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 1:00-2:00 p.m. Monday, Dec. 28, 2020, at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made in her honor to Fellowship Baptist Church, 1003 Batesville Blvd, Batesville, AR 72501.

We are complying with the Arkansas Department of Health guidelines and limiting indoor funeral and visitation attendance at this time. All attendees must provide and wear their own masks before entering and social distancing will be observed.

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