Let the memory of Betty be with us forever
  • 81 years old
  • Born on March 22, 1933 .
  • Passed away on February 18, 2015 .

Betty Preddy West, 81, a resident of Granville County passed away Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at Brantwood Nursing Home in Oxford after several years of declining health.

A native of Granville County, the widow of William Lonnie West and the daughter of the late Vasser and Mamie Parrott Preddy. She was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church and worked at Granville Hosiery for many years.

Graveside services will be conducted Saturday, February 21, 2015 at 2:00 P.M. at Mt. Zion Baptist Church by Rev. Keith Williams.

Surviving are a daughter Debra Ellington Wood of Killeen, Texas, three sons; Mike Ellington of Roxboro, David Ellington of Oxford, and Gary West of Colorado, two sisters; Doris Beard of Raleigh, Mavis Hicks of Oxford, a brother, Phil Preddy of Florida, eight grandchildren, one who proceeded her in death, and seven great-grandchildren.

Visitation will follow the graveside service at Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery.

Posted by Jason Henderson on 18th March 2015
Ms. West was loved very much by me and my three girls. We visited her every week at the rest home. My girls would hug and love on her so much. We prayed together and sang songs. When we went to visit a couple of weeks ago, the girls ran straight to her room only to find out about her passing. The girls were devastated. We cried in front of her door. My girls are Abigail 13, Julia 9, and Olivia 7 years old. I had to remind them that we are never promised tomorrow.....They loved Ms. West so much.
Posted by Vickie And Danny Boyd on 23rd February 2015
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Danny and Vickie Boyd
Posted by Tammy Hight on 20th February 2015
A very,very special person that I loved like a Mother. She gave guidance and unconditional love to Megan, Allie and myself and was the best Nanny anyone in the world could have asked for. God blessed us with you Nanny, and now I know you are rejoicing in Heaven, no more sorrow, pain or suffering. We will miss you Nanny, but we know you are in such a better place and we have so many great memories of the years that we had with you! . For those that never shared in that love, you really missed out on an amazing lady. Love Megan, Allie and Tammy.

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