Miriam Mountford Chitty York

Published 5:42 am Thursday, January 17, 2019

Miriam Mountford Chitty York, 91, passed peacefully into heaven on Sunday, January 13, 2019.  Born in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina and a longtime resident of the Outer Banks, she had recently lived in Buford, Georgia with her son Jim and daughter-in-law Teresa.

Miriam was a member of Sugar Hill Methodist Church where she was actively involved in the Friendship Class, the Encouragers and the Keenagers.

Miriam was preceded in death by her first husband, H. L. Chitty Jr. of Murfreesboro, North Carolina and by her second husband, C. A. York of Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina. She was also preceded in death by her parents Rufus and Ione Mountford and two brothers Rufus (Tucker) Mountford Jr. and William (Buckeye) Mountford.

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Survivors include her sister Dorothy Smith, brother Franklin (Mary) Mountford sister-in-law Eula Mountford, children Jim (Teresa) Chitty and Chase (Karen) Chitty, grandchildren Adam (Brandi) Chitty and Ashley (Duane) Thomason, four great grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.

Arrangements are by Flanagan’s Funeral Home in Buford. No memorial service is planned at this time.

To express condolences, please sign our online guest book at  www.flaniganfuneralhome.com.  Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA 770-932-1133.