Elouise “Pookie” York, 79, of Teague, passed away July 19, 2016, in Mexia. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m., Sunday, July 24, in the Greenwood Cemetery in Teague.
Elouise was born in Bald Prairie, on Nov. 4, 1936, to Basil Kinner and Roby Ozelle Long Watson. She worked at Parkview Regional Hospital for approximately 20 years, where she was voted “Best Employee of the Year” several times.
Elouise enjoyed cooking, family and especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was a wonderful cook and had a contagious laugh. She also loved watching football, especially the Dallas Cowboys.
It was evident that she loved people and devoted her life, not only to caring for her family but many others. Elouise will be missed by all who knew her.
She was preceded in death by her husband, E. Bradford York; daughter Melonie Lane; and brother Norman Watson.