Nora Belle West

Published 5:00 am Monday, July 27, 2009

Services for Nora Belle West, of Brookhaven, were 10 a.m.Saturday, July 25, at Brookhaven Funeral Home Chapel on NorthJackson Street with burial in Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery.The Revs. Dr. David Sellers and Greg Warnock officiated.

Mrs. West, 91, died July 23, 2009, at Brook Manor Nursing Homein Brookhaven. She was born in Lincoln County on Jan. 2, 1918, toElias Newton and Ruth Elizabeth Allgood Newton.

She was a salesperson and homemaker. She was a member ofMacedonia Baptist Church.

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Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, HenryOliver West; her brothers, Richard, Marshall and Robert Newton; andher sisters, Annie Ruth Newton, Kathleen Driskill, Elsie Bowman andElla Sandidge.

Survivors are her sons, Milton West and wife, Janie, and DoyleWest and wife, Bessie, all of Brookhaven; her brothers, RoscoeNewton and Sherman Newton, both of Brookhaven; her sixgrandchildren, Rodney West, Roxanne Harper, Ruth Brister, Jon West,David West and Rachel West; and her seven great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Michael Newton, Tim Newton, Robert Newton Jr.,Fred Johnson, Charles West and Mike Smith.