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Susie West

December 4, 1930 ~ February 15, 2017 (age 86)
Susie West, 86, a retired teacher, of Russellville and formerly of Little
Rock, died Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home
in Russellville. The elder daughter of W.A. "June' West, Jr. and Mary Alice
(Ellington) West she was born December 4, 1930 in Russellville. She was a
graduate of Russellville High School, Arkansas Tech University and the
University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. Her teaching career spanned 27 years,
primarily teaching Senior English at Mabelvale and McClellan High Schools in
Little Rock. She was a member of Central Presbyterian Church in Russellville
and she was preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Mary June West Young.

Susie loved teaching, poetry, former students, sunflowers, and a lively discussion. Always the consummate teacher, she continued to challenge and to inspire her friends, colleagues and family. She was a student of the great authors, especially English Literature, and of history.

She is survived by her niece, Debi Nordin and her husband, Phillip, Russellville;
Nephew, Wayne West Young and his wife, Kristen, Fayetteville; several great nieces, and great nephews, and cousins.

A memorial service remembering Susie West and "A few of Her Favorite Things" will be held at 11:00AM, Saturday, February 18, 2017 at Humphrey Chapel. Mr. Jim Bob Humphrey will officiate. Burial will be at Oakland Cemetery in Russellville, under the direction of Humphrey Funeral Service. Visitation will be from 10:00 am until service time at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Heifer Project International, P.O. Box 8058, Little Rock, AR 72203 or Pulaski County Humane Society, 14600 Colonel Glenn Rd, Little Rock, AR 72210 or Arkansas Hospice River Valley Home, 220 John Babish Lane, Russellville, AR 72801 or the Equestrian Zone - Riding For Reason, P.O. Box 282, Russellville, AR 72811. Internet obituary and online guest book are available at www.humphreyfuneral.com

Cemetery Details

Oakland Cemetery

Visitation

FEB 18. 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Humphrey Chapel

2801 West Main Street

Russellville, AR, US, 72801

contact@humphreyfuneral.com

http://www.humphreyfuneral.com

Memorial Service

FEB 18. 11:00 AM

Humphrey Chapel

2801 West Main Street

Russellville, AR, US, 72801

contact@humphreyfuneral.com

http://www.humphreyfuneral.com

Burial

FEB 18. 12:30 PM

Oakland Cemetery

Russellville, AR, US

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