Bertha Lee West

Bertha Lee West, 60, of Monticello, died Saturday, November 18, 2006, at her home.

Born November 6, 1946, in Ashley County, she was a daughter of the late Guice Foster Sr., and Lela Mae Simpson Scales.

She was a homemaker and a Baptist.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Allen Gibbs and Joe Williams Sr.; and a sister, Betty Jean Tolfree.

Survivors include her husband, Albert D. West; two daughters, Marilyn West and Felicia Sade West, both of Monticello; three brothers, Guice Foster Jr., and Howard Scales Jr., both of Monticello, and Johnnie Foster Sr. of Pine Bluff; two sisters, Ruthie Mae Haynes of Fayetteville, N.C., and Linda Scales of Milwaukee, Wis.

Funeral services were held November 25 at Stephenson- Dearman Funeral Home with the Rev. Melvin Foster officiating. Burial was at Oakland Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Donald West, Roy West, Joe Williams Jr., Kelvin Jones, Johnnie Jefferson and Bryant Rhodes.

Honorary pallbearers were Guice Foster Jr., Johnnie Foster Sr., and Howard Scales Jr.

The Advance-Monticellonian

Mailing Address:
PO Box 486
Monticello, AR 71657

Street Address:
314 Main Street
Monticello, AR 71655

Phone: 870-367-5325
Fax: 870-367-6612

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