Jesse B WEST Madie M WEST Lester Burgon WEST Henry L WEST Sara Belle WEST Iva O JONES Mini tree diagram
Chester F WEST

Chester F WEST1,2,3,4

17th Sep 19241,2,3,4 - 6th Oct 20021,3

Life History

17th Sep 1924

Born in Arkansas County, Arkansas.1,2,3,4

6th Oct 2002

Died in DeWitt, Arkansas, Arkansas.1,3

8th Oct 2002

Buried in DeWitt Cemetery, DeWitt, Arkansas County, Arkansas.1


  • 1930 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 25 April, PrairieTownship, District 24, page 6A, Hse #103, Fam #104
    West, Jesse B Head Owns Value not stated 20 Has Radio M W 24 Marriedat age 20 AR NC AR Cotton Farmer
    West, Iva Wife F W 31 Married at age 17 AR AR AR
    West, Chester Son M W 5 Single AR AR AR

    1940 Federal Census, Arkansas County, Arkansas, 15 April, Prairie,District 1-24, page 6B, Highway 17, Hse #91, Owns $150
    West, Jesse Head M W 46 Grade 6 b Ark same house in 1935 Cotton Farmer
    West, Iva Wife F W 38 Grade 7 b Ark same house in 1935
    - page 7A -
    West, Chester Son M W 15 Single Grade 6 b Ark same house in 1935 FarmLaborer

    Social Security Death Index
    Chester F. West
    Born 17 Sep 1924
    Died 6 Oct 2002
    Last Residence De Witt, Arkansas, Arkansas 72042
    SSN 432-32-9130 issued Arkansas (Before 1951)

    Funeral Card of Chester F West

    Chester F. West, age 78, of Crocketts Bluff, died Sunday, October 6,2002. He was born September 17, 1924 in St. Charles to Jesse and IvyJones West. He drove rural truck routes in Southeast Arkansas forWonder Bread and Coleman milk for many years, ran a grocery store inDeWitt from 1968 to 1978. operated a restaurant in Heber Springs for 5years, worked for National Motor Club as a salesman since 1978 and wasa member of Crocketts Bluff Missionary baptist Church.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, Madie West, twobrothers, Burgeon and Henry L. West, all of St. Charles. Survivorsinclude his wife, Neva Graves West whom he married on January 30,1982, a son, Lester West of DeWitt, a sister and brother-in-law, SaraBelle and Marvin Lee Watson, two sister-in-law, Lula Mae and EdithWest, all of St. Charles, two grandsons and two great-grandchildren.

    In loving memory of Chester F. West
    Date, Time & Place of Service
    Tuesday, October 8, 2002 - 10:00 a.m.
    Crocketts Bluff Missionary Baptist Church

    Bro. Jerry Miller and Bro. Charles Floyd Jackson

    Sam Deberry  Don West  Wayne Watson
    Robert Poston  Jessie Lee West  Larry McCallie

    Honorary Pallbearers
    James Vernon  Ralph Starks  John Moody
    Buddy Noble  Wilber Harris

    Place of Interment  DeWitt Cemetery


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