Carol Blake West
Carol Blake West, 82, passed away June 5, 2018, peacefully in her sleep near her home in Cibolo, Texas, after a lengthy illness.
She was born on Aug. 3, 1935, in San Antonio, Texas, to Rose and J. G. Blake. She lived a number of years in Pinehurst, Texas, later relocating to Lincoln, Ark., before permanently residing in Schertz and Cibolo, Texas.
She married her high school sweetheart, Vol West, on Nov. 3, 1952, in Lincoln, Ark. They were blessed with two wonderful children. They traveled often while her husband was in the Air Force to several stateside assignments and two overseas assignments in France and Italy. Before her illness, she always found time to help her neighbors and was especially generous to her friends and family. She was a member of the Schertz Methodist Church. She and her husband previously taught Sunday School at the Lincoln (Ark.) Methodist Church. She also served as a board member of the Arkansas Country Doctor Museum.
Shel was preceded in death by her father and mother of Morrow, Ark.
She is survived by her loving husband of 65 years, Vol; son, Randy West and wife Tammy of Richmond, Texas; daughter, Rosemarie West Velasquez and husband Baldo of Cibolo; two sisters, Johnnye Greuter and husband Mike of The Woodlands, Texas, and Susan Gist and husband Mike of Duncan, Okla.; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
A graveside service was conducted at 11 a.m. June 8, 2018, at Klein Memorial Park Cemetery, 32539 SH 249, Pinehurst, TX 77362, with Chaplain Edward Morris officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to The United Methodist Church, Lincoln, AR 72744 or Lincoln Senior Center, Lincoln, AR 72744.
Klein Funeral Home of Tomball, Texas, was in charge of arrangements.