Billie Griffith Yountz

Published 9:27 am Saturday, January 21, 2017

Mrs. Billie Griffith Yountz, 87, of Statesville, died Jan. 20, 2016 at the Gordon Hospice House.

Born in Guilford County on Aug. 23, 1929, she was a daughter of the late C.W. Griffith and Mabel Click Griffith. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Mr. Howard Eddie Yountz Sr. She was a member of Oakdale Baptist Church where she was active in the senior citizens club and the breakfast group. She was a member of the YMCA and loved to swim. She was a reader and enjoyed crossword and jigsaw puzzles and boat riding. She loved the beach, but most of all her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was a retired LPN from the maternity ward at Iredell Memorial Hospital after 27 years. She was a graduate of Mocksville High School.

Survivors: her children, Howard Eddie Yountz Jr. (Elizabeth), David Yountz (Sandra), Clarissa Darlene Jackson, Sherwyn Y. Clarke (Kent) and Andy Yountz (Lisa), along with 30 grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Services celebrating her life will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 24 at Oakdale Baptist Church with the Rev. Matthew Eades officiating. Burial will follow at Iredell Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Monday evening from 6-8 at Nicholson Funeral Home.


Memorials: Oakdale Baptist, 585 Mocksville Hwy., Statesville, 28625.