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Owenah West

December 14, 2012
The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register

WEST, Owenah Ruth (Wennie), 94, passed away Tuesday, December 11, 2012 in St. Clairsville, OH with her family by her side.

Owenah was born September 10, 1918, in Jacobsburg, OH to the late Charles H. and Bertha (Brannen) Smith.

Owenah worked many years at GC Murphy in Bellaire, OH and at TCBY Yogurt in Zanesville, OH. She attended First Presbyterian Church in Powhatan Point, OH. She was loved by the many people whose lives she touched.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Randall West; her step-son, Lanny West; four sisters, Ada Marie Otto, Anna Louise Brown, Myrtle Carmen, Eula Mae Smith; her brother, Charles W. Smith; and her sons in law, Robert Roe, William Hoffman and Dr. David Reyes.

Surviving are her son, Robert and her daughters, Bernadine Hoffman and Anna Marie (Susie) Reyes; her step-daughter, Irene Roe; her sister, Iola Bonfini; her sister in law, Annie Smith; four grandchildren, Ken (Sharon) Hoffman, Kym (Roger) Cottrell, Melissa (Vibol) Many, and Nicole (Andrew) Larson; five great-grandchildren, Victoria and Lauren Hoffman, Hunter and Abbie Cottrell and Logan Larson; and many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received Friday, December 14, 2012 at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Home and Crematory 186 Main St., Powhatan Point, OH from 2-8 p.m. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, December 15, 2012, with Pastor Bob Goebel officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Valley Hospice Liza's Place or First Presbyterian Church of Powhatan Point, OH.

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