Sina Nevels West

Published 6:00 am Thursday, March 1, 2007

A graveside service for Sina Nevels West, of Kenner, La., willbe held at noon on Wednesday, Feb. 28, at Union Church Cemetery inUnion Church. Harrigill Funeral Home is in charge ofarrangements.

Visitation is Wednesday from 9 until 11 a.m. at the funeralhome.

Mrs. West, 93, died Feb. 26, 2007, at Waldon Health Care inKenner. She was born in Bethesda in Jefferson County on April 17,1913, to Shirley and Fannie Shelton Nevels.

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She was a teacher in Fayette before moving to New Orleans, La.,where she was the personnel director of D.H. Holmes for 33 years.She was a charter member of the First Baptist Church inDiamondhead, where she had moved upon her retirement. She wasactive with the Pink Ladies, and many other organizations.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her brother, JamesNevels; and her sisters, Julia Smith, Dorothy Tanner and BerthaBrown.

She was the loving mother of Carden “Sonny” West and his wife,Patty West. Her spirit lives with her grandchildren, Amy Hall-West,of New Orleans, Jason West, of Kenner, and David West, of BelleChase, La., and great-grandchildren, Heather, Christian and HaydenWest; and sister of Francis Robert.