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Cora Mae West

July 25, 1939 — December 24, 2023

Oak Hill

Cora Mae West

Cora Mae Massey West, 84, of Oak Hill passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 24, 2023 at the Bowers Hospice House in Beckley, WV.

Born July 25, 1939 in Fayette County she was the daughter of the late Delbert and Ruby Estamae Toney Massey.

Cora worked and retired as a Grocery store clerk, she was of the Baptist faith, and in her leisure she enjoyed working puzzles, being outdoors especially gardening. Her greatest joy in life was being a wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.

Along with her parents she is preceded in death by her loving husband, Robert W. "Bill" West; 2 daughters, Janet Lee West and Mary Ellen "Mickie" West; granddaughter, Jenna Beauchemin; 3 sisters, Drema Massey Bartol, Beaulah Massey Brown, and Betty Massey Hochberg. and a brother, Phillip Massey.

Those left to cherish her wonderful memory include her 3 children, Carol Sue West Day (Mike), Kathy West Bragg (Mick), and Jim West (Cindy); 7 grandchildren, Levi Day, Lindsey Day, Katlyn Day, Ben Bragg, Brandon Bragg (Treasure), Zack West, and Hannah West; 10 great grandchildren; 3 sisters, Linda Long, Leona Massey (Kenny), and Brenda Lewis; a brother, Timothy Massey (Donna); best friend of 20 years to whom she was thankful for, Allen Baber; and Special caregiver of 6 years who she thought the world of Marjorie Davis.

Funeral service will be 1:00 PM on Friday, December 29, 2023 at Tyree Funeral Home Chapel in Oak Hill with Pastor Bobby Pauley officiating. Burial will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens in Beckley, WV.

Visitation for friends will be from 11:30 AM until 1:00 PM on Friday, December 29, 2023 at the funeral home in Oak Hill.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tyreefuneralhome.com

The family of Cora West is being cared for by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.

 

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Past Services

Visitation

Friday, December 29, 2023

11:30am - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Tyree Funeral Home- Oak Hill

999 Jones Ave, Oak Hill, WV 25901

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Funeral Service

Friday, December 29, 2023

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Tyree Funeral Home- Oak Hill

999 Jones Ave, Oak Hill, WV 25901

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Burial

Friday, December 29, 2023

2:15 - 3:15 pm (Eastern time)

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