In Memoriam : Ellen West

Ellen West Ellen Mae West - age: 77
(January 05, 1940 to October 01, 2017 )
Resident of Mulberry, Arkansas

Visitation Information:
2:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Masonic & Odd Fellows Cemetery
12740 Oddfellows Lane
Benton, IL 62812

Ellen Mae West, age 77, of Mulberry, AR and formerly of Benton; passed away at 3:11 p.m. Sunday, October 1, 2017 at Sparks Hospital in Fort Smith, AR.

Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at the Masonic & Odd Fellows Cemetery of Benton, with Rev. Ed Endsley officiating. There will be no visitation. Friends and family are asked to meet at the cemetery. Arrangements are through the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton.

Ellen was born January 5, 1940 in Benton, IL, the daughter of Otis Hankins and Lulabelle (Wrye) Hankins. She married Jack L. West on August 8, 1956, and he survives.

Mrs. West was a homemaker, and formerly worked in manufacturing with Western Electric.

Years ago while living in Benton, she attended the First Church of the Nazarene.

She enjoyed playing Bingo, crocheting, making quilts, and traveling.

Surviving is her loving husband of 61 years, Jack L. West of Mulberry, AR; a daughter Betty Jean Hornick; two sons: Randy Lee West and Steven Curtis West; three grandchildren: Cassandra Marie Hornick, Michael Andrew Hornick, Bradley Thomas Hornick; a sister Gloria Keith; a sister-in-law Tina Hall; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters: Clara Hankins, Alice L. Manning, Dorothy June Hankins; and three brothers: Ernie Hankins, Dave Hall, and Jim Hankins.

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