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1955 Terry 2020

Terry Matthew York

December 21, 1955 — September 14, 2020

Terry Matthew York, 64, of Mountain City, GA, passed away on Monday, September 14, 2020.

He was born in Clayton, GA, and was the son of the late John Howard York and Sarah Dorothy Moore York.

He is survived by his two sons and one daughter, Dallas York (Kara) of Buford, GA, Isaac York (Jennifer) of Franklin, TN, and Hannah York of Fort Worth, TX; his four brothers, Howard York of Dillard, GA, Rudy York of Marion, KY, Doyle York (Vicki) of Rabun Gap, and Robert York of Rabun Gap; and five grandchildren, Kendall, Grayson, Jackson, Colton, and Austin.

Terry was of the Christian faith and was a member of the Head of Tennessee Baptist Church. He was self-employed and loved cattle farming, antiquing, and spending time with his family and friends. He was also known throughout Northeast Georgia for his craft of “split-rail” fencing, which he enjoyed for 42 years.

A small graveside service is planned for the family on Saturday, September 19, 2020, at 2:00 PM, at the Wolffork Baptist Church cemetery in Rabun Gap, with Rev. Carlton Walker officiating. Due to Covid-19 Social distancing and face masks are required.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Sid Weber Memorial Cancer Fund at P.O. Box 485, Rabun Gap, GA. 30568; for assistance, you may visit the organization’s website at

Hunter Funeral Home in Clayton, GA, is in charge of the arrangements. If there are any questions, please contact (706) 782-4243. An online Memorial Register Book is available at

Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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Service Schedule

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Saturday, September 19, 2020

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Wolffork Baptist Church Cemetery

435 Wolf Fork Church Road, Rabun Gap, GA 30568

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