Neva Lucille West, died peacefully at home on February 1, 2018, surrounded by cherished family & friends. Ms. Neva, born August 18, 1925, daughter of Carter R. & Audrey A. Minter, grew up on a farm in Dike. Texas.
Family, gardening, cooking, sewing & travelling were her passions. She loved to visit with family & friends on her front porch to share her stories. With her husband, she travelled internationally, gathering stories along the way.
Ms. Neva was married for 69 years to the love of her life, Major Donald K. West, USMC Retired, who predeceased her. They are now dancing to "Stardust" in the heavens, together forever.
She is survived by her sister, Billie Grace Reynolds, Texas; daughters Pat Howell, Susan Hubard, Barbara West & son, Richard West, all of Roanoke, Virginia; granddaughters Stephanie Young of Jacksonville, NC, Gwen Corrie, Holly Wakeland, Summer Baker, Billie Hubard & grandson, West Hubard, all of Roanoke, Virginia; great-grandaughter, Skye Montana, of Roanoke, Virginia & great-grandson, Marc Young, of Jacksonville, NC.
Ms. Neva was attended by the most caring, loving, compassionate nurses who she, and her family, loved and appreciated.
A family memorial will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Continuum Home Health & Hospice, Jacksonville,
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We are sorry for your loss. Just wanted to share an encouraging thought from the Bible. First Peter 5:7 invites us to throw all our anxiety on Almighty God, because he cares for us. 2 Corinthians 1:3,4 says he comforts us in all our distress. May he be that for your family.
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