Stella Mae West, 94 of Lexington, KY departed this life on July 22, 2020 in Lexington.
She was born February 28, 1926 to Kizzie and Floyd West of Taplin, West Virginia. Surviving Sisters Barbara Meade of Chapmanville, WV; Mary Connor of McConnell, WV; a Brother Donald (Sharon) West of Huntington, WV; and a good friend Alice Wiggins of Lexington. Previously deceased Sister Ruby Stepp and Brothers; Aulbert, Casey, Jack, Max and Ronald West. She loved being a veteran & Eastern Star member and has a host of friends internationally!
Stella retired as an Insurance Agent, having lived in Chicago for 50 years. She served in the Women’s Army Corp during WWII. She is a charter Member of Women in the Military Memorial in Washington, DC. She was Past Commander of 1st District of American Legion of IL; member of WAC-Vet Chapter #1, Past Commander of Women’s Post 919 of IL, Past National Director of 20 & 4 Women’s Honor Society, member of Karnak Oriental Shrine #17 of IL, Past Matron of All Star #1 of Chicago, IL and Rising Star #115 of Georgetown, KY-Order of the Eastern Star. Attends Northeast Christian Church in Lexington.
On Monday, July 27, 2020 a visitation will be held at the Freeman Funeral Home in Chapmanville, WV at 11am followed by a service at 1pm, with John Perry officiating. Interment will follow at Highland Memory Gardens, Old Logan Road, Chapmanville, WV.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Rob Morris Home or Bluegrass Care Navigators.
Freeman Funeral Home, Chapmanville, WV is in charge of the arrangements.
To send flowers to Stella's family, please visit our floral store.