LEXINGTON -- Florence Sidden West, 97, formerly of Sparta, died Sunday, December 2, 2012 in Lexington.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at Bethany United Methodist Church. Burial will be at 3:00 pm Tuesday at the Sparta Cemetery, Sparta, NC.

Surviving are a son, James (Jim) West and wife, Clara Vann of Lexington; a daughter, Dawn West Riddle and husband, Thomas of Wilmington; four grandchildren, Donna West Petree and husband, John of Kernersville, James Eric West and wife, Sally of Raleigh, Joshua Thomas Riddle of Italy, Jenny Elizabeth Riddle of Charlotte; one great granddaughter, Emily Kate West; two sisters, Mary Siceloff, Grace Allred, both of Winston-Salem, and a sister-in-law, Virginia Sidden of Clemmons, NC, and many nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Bethany United Methodist Church Building Fund, 193 Bethany Church Rd., Lexington, NC 27292; or to Hinkle Hospice House, 200 Hospice Way, Lexington, NC 27292

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Published in the Wilmington Star-News from Dec. 4 to Dec. 5, 2012