Born 10-24-1914 -- Died 2-21-2005
Dene West, 90, of Strawberry, Ark., died Feb. 21, 2005, at his home. He was born Oct. 24, 1914, in Actna, Ark., in Sharp County, to William Howard and Mahalia Josephine Howard West.
He was a retired farmer and elder of the Milligan Campground Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include three sons -- Gary West of Strawberry, Danny West of Okmulgee, Okla., and David West of Tulsa, Okla.; three daughters -- Jo Ann Conatser of Trumann, Patty Huskey of Saffell and Helen Lackey of Sulphur Rock; 15 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Anna Ruth Mullen West; six brothers and three sisters.
The funeral was Feb. 23 at the Milligan Campground Cumberland Pesbyterian Church located near Strawberry with Bro. Grayden Milligan officaiting.
Burial followed in the Milligan Campground Ceme-tery with arrangements under the direction of Qualls Funeral Home of Cave City.
Pallbearers were Payton Huskey, Steve Conatser, Paul Lackey, Mark West, Patrick Huskey and Kenny West.