Obituary of Elizabeth Jean West
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Elizabeth Jean West, 85 died Thursday, October 26, 2023 at Prisma Health Tuomey Hospital. Born in Dayton, Ohio, she was a daughter of the late Mack Shank West and Dorothy Lemart West. Miss West was a member of Dalzell United Methodist Church. She was a retired U. S. Air Force Major, a Vietnam veteran and served as a nurse practitioner. She was a member of the Sumter Gamecock Chapter #5 DAV. Surviving are nieces, Linda Lou Perkins and Donna Jo Cleary both of Sumter; a great-niece, Ashley Byran of Arizona. She was preceded in death by a sister, Dixie West, a nephew, Robert Cleary, and a niece, Betty Maxine Havens. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday in the Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery with full military honors. Memorials may be made to the Sumter Gamecock Chapter #5 DAV, P. O. Box 464, Dalzell, SC 29040. On-line condolences may be made at www.sumterfunerals.com Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home & Crematory, 221 Broad Street, Sumter, is in charge of the arrangements (803) 775-9386.