Cathy Gaines York, 45, of East Raleigh Avenue, Liberty died Monday, July 4, 2016 at Randolph Hospice House, Asheboro after a courageous battle with cancer.
Mrs. York was born in Chatham County on April 19, 1971 the daughter of Eddie and Elaine (Teague) Gaines. Cathy was a member of Rocky River Baptist Church where she worked in the nursery. She was a 1989 graduate of Jordan Matthews High School and a 1991 graduate of Central Carolina Community College with an associate degree in business. She had been employed with Wells Fargo Bank as a teller, had previously worked at South East Animal Hospital. Cathy enjoyed trips to the beach, fishing, reading and watching game shows.
She is survived by her husband of 14 years: Barry A. York; daughters, Casey and Maggie York of the home; parents, Eddie and Elaine (Teague) Gaines of Siler City; one sister: Allison Gaines of Goldston; mother-in-law, Linda Manning (Wayne) of Staley; father-in-law, Ray York of Staley; grandmother-in-law, Marjorie York of Staley, brothers-in-law, Joseph York of Holden Beach; Josh York (Kara Beal) of Staley.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, July 6, 2016 from 6:30-8:30 PM at Smith & Buckner Funeral Home, 230 North Second Avenue, Siler City, NC and other times at the family home. The funeral will be Thursday, July 7, 2016 at 2:00 PM at Rocky River Baptist Church, 4436 Siler City-Snow Camp Road, Siler City with Rev. Dr. Greg W. Burriss officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Rocky River Baptist Church Building Fund, 4436 Siler City-Snow Camp Road, Siler City, NC 27344 or To Trust Fund for Casey and Maggie at Wells Fargo.
Online condolences may be made at www.pughfuneralhome.com.