Townson-Rose Funeral Home

Obituary for Sara DeLee West

05/29/1940 - 01/17/2023

Sara DeLee "Dee" West, age 82, of Andrews, NC passed away Tuesday, January 17, 2023.

She was born in Mars Hill, NC to the late Alex Fred and Agnes Rich English. Sara was an administrative assistant for Oak Ridge Tool & Engineering. She loved music and enjoyed singing in the choir. Sara always had a smile to share and never met a stranger. She loved spending time with her family. Sara was a member of the Little Brasstown Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Clyde Martin; second husband, Melvin West; one brother, W.D. "Dub" English; one sister, JoAnn Grant; and one step grandson, Drew Townsend.

She is survived by her sons, Roger Martin (Mayra) and Darrell Martin (Virginia); granddaughters, Katherina and Kaelyn Martin; step grandson, Dustin Townsend; great step grandchildren, Michelle Moscatello, Dylan, Lilly and Adriana Townsend; one sister-in-law, Geraldine English; one brother-in-law, David Grant; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at 2 pm, Saturday, January 21, 2023 at the Little Brasstown Baptist Church. Rev. Aud Brown and Rev. Lawrence English will officiate. Burial will be in the Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be Keith, Jeff and Daniel Martin, Paul Myszensky and Trevor Grant. Honorary pallbearers will be Matt Helms, Jeff Hendrix and Steve Martin.

The family will receive friends from 12 pm to 2 pm, Saturday, January 21, 2023 at the Little Brasstown Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Gideon's International, PO Box 624, Murphy, NC 28906.

Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

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