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Selwin West

1945 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
WREN – Selwin West, 69, died Wednesday, August 27, 2014, at Sanctuary Hospice. Born on January 13, 1945, in Waynesboro, he was a son of the late Aden and Elvis Dearman West.
Selwin was a graduate of Central High School and honorably served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam. He married Pauline Herring on July 1, 1994. Retiring in 2001, he worked as maintenance supervisor at ITT Fabri-Valve for five years. He was an active member of Calvary Assembly, Tupelo. Loving the Lord and having a true servant's heart, Selwin loved helping others any way he could, from cooking good food, to mowing lawns, to giving the shirt off his back.
Survivors include his wife of 20 years, Pauline West, Wren; sons, Allen West (Mechelle) and Jason West (Delaine), Waynesboro; grandsons, Tyler, Mark and Jordan West, Waynesboro, and Vinny West, Zion, Ill.; granddaughter, Tina Culver (Richard), Wren; great-grandsons, Myles and Chance Culver, Wren; mother, Elvis West, Waynesboro; brothers, Sylvester West (Glenda), Richton; Sol West (Lisa), Gap West (Sue) and Ed West (Betty), Buckatunna; sister, Jean Sturdivant, Waynesboro; several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a brother, Pop West; and nephew, Grover Jean West.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, August 30, at E.E. Pickle Funeral Home with Bro. Ben Raper and the Rev. Frank Samples officiating. Burial will follow in Wren Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Terry, Lloyd, Bubba and Austin Herring; Michael Hester, Scottie Tackett; and Richard Culver. Honorary pallbearers will be grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorials may be given to Sanctuary Hospice, P.O. Box 2177, Tupelo, MS 38803.
Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at eepicklefuneralhome.com.
Published in Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal on Aug. 29, 2014
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