Madeline West (nee Moutray) of Leasburg, Missouri was born on Monday, July 4, 1927 in Steelville, Missouri to Harlan S. and Parthena May Luck Moutray and passed away on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at the age of 92 years, 4 months and 10 days.
She married John William “Bill” West on January 14, 1950.
Madeline was a member of the Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Leasburg, Missouri where she had been a Sunday School teacher and Vacation Bible School teacher for many years. She worked for 25 years as a teacher’s aid for Bourbon Public School and also was a hair stylist in her home for 10 years.
Her hobbies were watching birds, reading, sewing and working in her flower garden.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Sylvester and Parthena Moutray; husband, John William “Bill” West; son, Richard West; brothers, Raymond (Aileen) Moutray, Harold “Sandy” (Edna) Moutray, Everett “Jake” (Elsie) Moutray, Fennel (Margaret) Moutray, Adrian (Mildred) Moutray, Floyd (Marvel) Moutray and Doyle Moutray; sisters, Gladine Moutray, Ruth (Avery) Birge and Clara (William) Gilmore; grandson, John Easter; brother-in-law, Bernard (Hilda) West; and sister-in-law, Ann (Dave) Daniels.
She is survived by her children, Darla West of Leasburg, Missouri, Roger West of Steelville, Missouri, Kay (Charles) Caltry of Sullivan, Missouri and Gary (Karin) West of Steelville, Missouri; sister-in-law, Mabel Moutray of Steelville, Missouri; eight grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held on Monday, November 18, 2019 from 10-11 a.m. at the Hutson Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.
Funeral Service was held at 11 a.m. on Monday, November 18, 2019 at the Hutson Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri with Pastor Paul Dunn officiating.
Burial was at the Lea Cemetery in Leasburg, Missouri.
Arrangements under the direction of the Hutson Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.