Edalene Brown West, 87 of Candler, passed away March 14, 2017 peacefully surrounded by her family.
She is preceded in death by her late husband Clarence Kennedy West, her parents George S. Brown and Edna H. Brown, brother Gerald N. Brown, sisters-in-law Ruth Green Brown and Grace West Bullard, and brother-in-law Alton Bullard.
"Mamaw" as she was known by many will be remembered for her warm brown eyes and smile, being a talented seamstress, cook, homemaker and the many volunteer hours spent at the Upper Hominy Fire Department. She was a faithful member of White Rock Baptist Church.
She is survived by sons, Danny Clarence West of Candler, Rick Alton West (Peggy) of Kenly, NC, and David George West (Kim) of Candler; six grandchildren, Shawn West, Josh West, Rachel Kennedy Whiteside (Eric), Graham West (Katie), J.T. Burn (Jenny), and Alex Kennedy West (Stephanie); and nine great-grandchildren, Kennedy N. West, Shelby M. Whiteside, Kelsie Grace West, Luke A. West, Madeline Burn, Trevor Burn, Jacob Burn, Zoe West, and Lakelyn Kennedy West.
A private family service will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to DayStay, Inc. c/o Hominy Baptist Church, 135 Candler School Rd., Candler NC 28715 where she was loved on and cared for like family.
A special thank you to caregivers Wanda Constance and Guylene Burgess.
Groce Funeral Home on Patton Ave. is assisting the family.