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Nellie Mae (Wilson) West
June 7, 1932 ~ February 27, 2023 (age 90) 90 Years Old
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Nellie M. West of Glenwood WV, formerly of Hurricane WV, passed away February 27, 2023 surrounded by her family. Born in Clay County, WV on June 6, 1932, she wasthe daughter of Morgan Wilson and Ocie P. Hubbard. In addition to her parents she was proceeded in death by her grandparents Charles and Martha Jane Braley, Sons Barry, Brent and Chuck West. She was also proceeded in death by her husband of 51 years Charles M West, J.r
Nellie spent her life dedicated to children. She was employed by Putnam County Schools for 27 years. She began her career as an aide at the Winhope Center then worked as an aide on the school bus and spent summers working in the classroom with special needs children. She retired from the school
system to become a full-time Grandma. She loved spending her time cooking, cleaning and caring for others. Nellie was an avid gardener, spending her days among her flowers. She was active in the First Baptist Church of Hurricane and later assisting in the kitchen at St Peter's United Methodist Church, S.t Albans WV.
She is survived by son Brian West of Hurricane, Daughters Susan (Mike) LeRose of Horseheads NY, Shonda (Kim) of Glenwood WV. Also surviving are grandchildren Michael (Emily) LeRose, Nick (Kely) LeRose, Jeremy (Jenn) LeRose, Josh (Kelsie) LeRose, Mary Beth LeRose, John Skages, Angela Skaggs, Brittany Skaggs, Ben (Autumm], Derek (Jennifer) Skaggs and Anna Skaggs, as well as 12 great grandchildren.
Funeral service wil be at 1pm Saturday March 4, 2023 at Allen Funeral Home Hurricane, Visitation to begin at 11 am. Graveside service will follow at Cunningham Memorial Cemetery, St. Albans WV. Reverend Kara Rowe officiating. The family would like to thank Hospice of Huntington WV for their kind and compassionate care.