Sandra Owens West

Sandra Owens West, 84, of Monticello, passed away January 29, 2022, at her home.

She was born February 7, 1937, in Monticello, to the late Milton Neil Owens and Hallie May Rabb Owens.

Mrs. West was the widow of J.D. West to whom she was married 65 years. She was a school teacher who taught fifth grade at Monticello for 25 years and was a member of First United Methodist Church of Monticello. She also worked alongside her husband J.D. West in his appraisal business and cattle ranch for many years.

She enjoyed doing yoga, crossword puzzles, playing bridge, reading, politics and most of all, spending time with her family.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by two sisters, Alco Owens Dahme and Dorothy Lynn Owens Calhoun.

Survivors include her daughter, Deborah West Brooks and husband Bernie; her son, James Neil (Jim) West; five grandchildren, Christopher Neil Brooks and wife Kristy, Jeffrey Alan Brooks and wife Cover, Jade West Ross and husband Zack, Jamie West Rawls and Jacob James West and wife Amber; and eight great grandchildren, Jaxon Rawls, Halle Ross, Ace Rawls, Gunner Ross, Lucy West Brooks, Troupe Brooks, Ruth Greer Brooks and Sarah Claire West.

The family will have a private burial ceremony on the farm where she was born.

Memorials may be given to First United Methodist Church or the Monticello Library.