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Helen L. West

August 24, 1922 — April 24, 2006

Helen L. West

Mrs. Helen Louise 'Crouch' West, of Farmington, passed away Monday evening, April 24, 2006, at her Farmington Presbyterian Manor residence, at the age of 83 years & 8 months. Helen was born August 24, 1922, in Kansas City, KS. She was preceded-in-death by her husband, Rev. Clyde E. West (April 2, 2006); 1 Son, Courtney Eugene West & 1 Sister, Joanne Jeanette Crouch, both in-infancy.

Helen was: * a member of The Presbyterian Church, USA; * a very active & published writer, her most-popular book "Adopted Four & Had One More" published by Bethany Press, St. Louis (1969); * earned a BA Degree from Pittsburg, KS, State U; * earned a MA Degree from St.Louis Univ.; * did addt'l graduate work @ NW Univ. & Iowa State Univ; * member, Alpha Psi Omega (Delta Theta Cast) since 1942; * worked w/many workshops; seminars & creative writing classes while she served w/her husband, Rev. Clyde E. West at: 1st Presbyterian Church, Bemet, IL; Westfield Presbyterian Church, Ft. Wayne, IN; Nelson Presbyterian Church & St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, both of St. Louis.

Visitation: Wednesday, 4-8 pm @ Hoffmeister Colonial Mortuary - 6464 Chippewa, StL (314) 832.6744.

Funeral: Thursday, 12 Noon @ Hoffmeister Chapel.

Interment: Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.

Memorials: HospiceCare, Inc. - PO Box 1000 - Park Hills, MO. 63601

Local Arrangements via: Taylor Funeral Service, Inc. - Farmington.

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