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Shirley F. (Smith) West

March 28, 1938 ~ October 13, 2021 (age 83)

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Shirley Smith West, age 83 of Oneida, TN, passed away on Wednesday, October 13, 2021, at the Oneida Nursing and Rehab Center.  Born March 28, 1938, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Ethel Hammock Smith.  Shirley was a member of the First Baptist Church of Oneida.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband:  W. O. West, Jr.; brother:  Muril Smith; sisters-in-law:  Maxine Kyle and husband Boots, and Imogene Smith; and niece:  Mary Katherine Sexton.

Shirley is survived by her sons:  Jeff West and wife Gin of South Carolina, and Mike West and wife Jean of Oneida; grandchildren:  Josh West and wife Trish, and Rachel Knight and husband Cameron of Jackson, OH; great grandchildren:  Deonna, Elaina, and Ethan Huston, Scott Knight, and Meghan and Audrey West; brother:  Robert Smith and wife Claudette of Huntsville; sister:  Rochelle King and husband David of Oneida; sister-in-law:  Sue Smith of Oneida; nephews:  Tim Smith,  Aaron  Smith, Daniel Smith, Brian King, Chris King, Marvin West, Jeremy Sexton and their families; nieces:  Regina Leeds, Pam May, Suzie Gomez, Lucinda Gonzalez and their families; Kailyn and Abby Hill, who thought of Shirley as a grandmother; caregivers:  Ruby Martin, Eunice Wilson, Joyce Bowling and Margie Mason; and other family members and friends.  To the staff of Oneida Nursing Home, we sincerely thank you.

Friends may visit with the West family on Saturday, October 16, 2021, from 12:00 p.m. until time of funeral service at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Jones & Son Funeral Home with Dr. Doug White and Marvin West officiating.  Music will be provided by the First Baptist Church of Oneida Choir.

Committal service will follow in the Hazel Valley Memorial Cemetery.  Pallbearers will be:  Tim Smith, Aaron Smith, Daniel Smith, Chris King, Marvin West and Cameron Knight.

Jones & Son Funeral Home is serving the family of Shirley Smith West.

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