Olive M. West

April 29, 1918 ‒ July 12, 2004

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Olive M. West, age 86, of Mount Vernon, died Monday July 12, 2004 at the Knox Community Hospital in Mount Vernon. She was born April 29, 1918 in Chesterville to H. Ray and Ethel (Miller) Smith. Mrs. West was a graduate of Mount Vernon High School and had spent her lifetime in the Mount Vernon area. She was a former employee of Cooper Bessemer Company in Mount Vernon.

Mrs. West was a member of the South Vernon United Methodist Church in Mount Vernon, had served as a volunteer for the Interchurch Social Services in Mount Vernon and had been active with TOPS.

Surviving are her daughters Janice Williams of Mount Vernon and Lynn Ketter of Fort Myers, Florida; three sons Johnny West of Mount Vernon, William (Betty) West of Medina and Richard (Cindy) West of LaBelle, Florida; 13 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; a great great grandson and her brother Hubert Smith of Fort Myers, Florida. Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband John N. West in 1983 and a son Charles West in 1962.

Friends may call Thursday from 6 to 8 PM at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon where funeral services will be Friday at 11 AM with Rev. Gary Campbell officiating. Burial will follow at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the Olive West Memorial Fund in care of a family member.

This obituary and guest registry are online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com