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Nellie Colyer West

January 9, 1919 to May 24, 2014


Nellie was 95 years young, and lived most of her life in or near Woodburn.

She passed away in her sleep at her son’s home in Santa Cruz, Calif., where she had lived for the past two years. Nellie was a member of the Hoodview Church of God in Woodburn, and was a volunteer there for morby: SUBMITTED - Nellie Colyer Weste than 60 years. She was also a professional housekeeper for more than 40 years, providing a helping hand to many of the residents of the Senior Estates. She married Dorsie West in 1939, and they remained happily married for 48 years, until Dorsie passed away in 1987. Nellie’s bright smile and happy disposition made her memorable to all who knew her.

She is survived by her son Raymond, her sister Louise and many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service for Nellie will be held June 7 at 2 p.m. at the Hoodview Church of God, 1530 Mt. Hood Ave. in Woodburn. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to her church.