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Martha Gail West

Lumberton, North Carolina

Oct 17, 1951 – Sep 8, 2020 (Age 68)


October 17, 1951
September 8, 2020
Lumberton, North Carolina


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Floyd Mortuary and Crematory Inc. - Lumberton Obituary

Mrs. Martha Gail Parnell West, age 68, of Lumberton, NC, passed away Tuesday, September 8, 2020, at her home surrounded by her family. She was born in Robeson County, NC on October 13, 1951 to the late Rudolph Parnell and the late Beulah Wilkerson Parnell. She worked as a Physical Therapy Assistant for 42 years until retirement and was also a licensed body work massage therapist.

She is survived by her husband of 49 years, Ray West of the home; her children, Christopher West of Lumberton, NC and Amanda Gail Lynn (Jamie) of Illinois; three grandchildren: Riley West, Sarah Lynn, and Nathan Lynn; and two sisters-in-law, Susan West and Jean Lee, both of Lumberton, NC.

A graveside service will be held on Saturday, September 12, 2020, at 3:00 PM at West Family Cemetery in Lumberton, NC with Pastor LeRoy Burke officiating. The family will receive friends at the graveside following the service.

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I went to high school with Martha and I loved her very much.

Wonderful Lady. Thoughts and Prayers!

Martha was always such a happy and kind person. Another member of our class is 1970 gone to soon! Prayers for her family. Katherine Culbreth Martin

Ray, I am so sorry sorry to hear of Martha's passing. She will always hold a special place in my heart. She was always willing to share her smiles. Prayers for you and the children during this difficult time.

Ray, Very sorry to here about Martha's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time.

I’m so sorry to hear this. “Martha Gail”, as my grandparents (Thomas and Betty Rose Parnell) called her, was always so sweet to me when I was growing up and we visited Uncle Rudolph and Aunt Beulah. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

"You're the sweetest one" - Rudolph Parnell (Martha Gail's Father)

Martha Gail remained the sweetest one throughout her illness and until her final days with us.

Sweet and kind friend

I’m so sorry to hear this. I loved Martha since we got to know each other in high school. She was one of the nicest, sweetest friends I’ve ever known. Prayers for Ray & family.