April 19, 2024
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Jo Ellen West

1934 – 2022

Graveside services for Jo Ellen McKenzie West, 78, of Alba, will be held on Saturday, June 25, 2022, at 11:00 a.m., at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. Greg Wright will officiate. A memorial service will follow in the chapel.

Mrs. West died on June 2, 2022, in Jacksonville. She was born on August 1, 1944, in Madison, Wisconsin, to Joseph W. and Frances Ellen Grumbles McKenzie. She spent most of her life in Alba. She was a public school teacher and retired after 31 years of service. She taught at Alba-Golden, Irving and Garland. She was the president of the Mineola League of Arts for 10 years and was still an active member at her passing.

Mrs. West is survived by her husband of 31 years, Frank West of Alba; son, William Keith Barnes and wife Jennifer of McCamey; daughter, Cindy Hartsell and husband Andy of Knoxville, Tenn.; brother, Darrell McKenzie and wife Jean of Ben Wheeler; sister-in-law, Teresa McKenzie of S.C.; seven grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and brother, David Mckenzie.

Services are under the direction of family and friends.