Mrs. Ora Jean West



Littleton, NC

Mrs. Ora Jean Manley West, 63, of Littleton, NC was born on January 1, 1955 in Halifax County, North Carolina and departed this life on July 2, 2018 in the serenity of her home in Littleton, North Carolina.

She was the daughter of the late John Henry Manley, Sr. and Dorothy Batchelor Manley.

At an early age, Jean surrendered her life to Christ and remained faithful throughout her life.

On August 4, 1973, Jean was united in Holy Matrimony to the love of her life, Jesse West. This union was blessed with two children.

She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, sister, and grandmother. She lived a Christian life. She was a selfless woman who uplifted all those she encountered.

Jean was a Seamstress. She began sewing while she was in high school. She made her own wedding gown. Later, she opened her own shop, Jean’s Alterations, where she became a well-known Seamstress throughout the Roanoke Valley.

Jean was preceded in death by both of her parents.

Jean leaves to cherish her memory, her husband: Jesse of the home; a daughter: Leigh-Ann West of Roanoke Rapids, NC; a son: Jesse West (Alexis) of Henderson, NC; four grandchildren: Kalyb Garner, Alyssa Garner, Symeir Garner, and Bryce West; three brothers: Willie Manley (Doris) of Roanoke Rapids, NC, Samuel Manley (Yvonne) of Littleton, NC and John Manley (Evelyn) of Rocky Mount, NC; a very special sister: Ann Jones (Dennis) of Roanoke Rapids, NC; four aunts; two uncles; eight brothers-in-law; nine sisters-in-law; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends and a very special son: Calvin Garner, Jr.

A Visitation for Mrs. West will be held on Thursday, July,5, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Roanoke Rapids Chapel of H.D. Pope Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held 12:00 noon on Friday, July 6, 2018, in the Roanoke Rapids Chapel of H.D. Pope Funeral Home, 520 Smith Church Road in Roanoke Rapids, NC. The Interment will take place immediately after the Service in Crestview Memorial Cemetery in Roanoke Rapids, N.C.

These Professional Services have been entrusted to H.D. Pope Funeral Homes, Inc., located at 520 Smith Church Rd, Roanoke Rapids, NC.

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