Ellie Rhee Reeves West, 100, died Wednesday, April 15, 2020, at Trinity Health Care in Columbus, MS. She was born September 1, 1919, in Vernon, AL to W.M. Reeves and Nora Edgeworth Reeves. She was a homemaker and a member of the Pleasant Grove Methodist Church.
She is survived by two daughters Betty Ray of Hamilton, MS and Martha Sue Gwathney (Kenny) of Aberdeen, MS; one son Dean West (Peggy) of Columbus, MS; eight grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren, and nine great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents Willie and Nora Reeves, her husband Ruben West, a son Willie H. (Hoot) West, three sisters and two brothers. Pallbearers will be Matt Darling, Chris West, Leslie West, Mike West, Aaron West, and Hunter West.
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