Carol Blake West

Washington County Enterprise-Leader - - NEWS -

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.


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