Phyllis I. West, 90, of Wheeling, passed away Wednesday, February 24, 2016, at Peterson Rehabilitation Center.
She was born February 16, 1926, in Barnesville, Ohio, a daughter of the late William and Sadie Marie Donegan. Phyllis was a Methodist by faith and attended Wayman A.M.E. Church. She was an avid reader and a loving and devoted mother and grandmother.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by one son, Eugene C. West Jr.; one granddaughter, Ellicia L. Saunders; and one grandson, Shawn M. Evans.
Phyllis is survived by her loving husband, of 70 years, Eugene C. West Sr.; three children, Cynthia E. Evans of Maryland, Ellen M. (Eugene Sr.) Saunders of Moundsville, and Keith A. West of Wheeling; one daughter-in-law, Sallie West; seven grandchildren, Mike (Laurie) Saunders of Charlestown, WV, 1st Sgt. Eugene (Clarissa) Saunders Jr., of Germany, Evan Saunders of Leeburgh, VA, Eric West and Neil West both of Wheeling, Tiffany Williams of Columbus, OH, and Jeremy Jones of NC; eight great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.
Family and friends will be received Saturday, February 27, 2016 at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff St., from 11 am until time of service at 1 pm with Rev. Deborah Watt, Rev. Danny Mason and Rev. Marcia Allen as co-celebrants. Interment to take place at Park View Memorial Gardens.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.altmeyer.com.