Ida West

Published 12:00 am Saturday, November 14, 2009

Ida L. West
WAVERLY—Ida Louise S. West, 83, died Nov. 11, 2009, at her residence.
Born July 3, 1926, in Sussex County, she was the daughter of the late Eddie C. and Ida Wells Sheffield. She was the widow of J. Mason West.
She was a lifetime member of Waverly United Methodist Church, served as a Sunday School treasurer and teacher, and sang in the choir.
She was a retired employee of the local bank in Waverly, where she served for more than 50 years.
She was a former member and president of the Woman’s Club of Waverly.
Survivors include two sisters, Shirley S. Yancey (Thomas E.) and Mary S. Burton; one brother, Eddie C. Sheffield Jr. (Laura A.); and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her daughter, Beverly Dare West; and a sister, Jacqueline S. Garrett.
A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at Waverly United Methodist Church in Waverly with the Rev. Connie Gibbs-Morris officiating.
Burial will follow in the Waverly Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church at 2 p.m. one hour prior to the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to Waverly United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 12, Waverly, VA 23890, or Waverly Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 583, Waverly, VA 23890, or to an organization of your choice.
The family is being served by the Purviance Chapel of J.T. Morriss & Son Funeral Home in Wakefield.
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