LAURA JEAN ADAMS WEST, age 75 a resident of Oxford died Thursday April 9, 2009 in Duke Medical Center with loving family by her side. She was a native of Vance Co. and was the daughter of the late Wesley Thaddeus Adams, Sr. and Alton Roosevelt Rooker Adams of Henderson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Morris W. West, Sr.
Jean was a member of the Oxford United Methodist Church and a member of the Carrie Fuller Circle.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday April 11, 2009 at 11:30 AM in the Oxford United Methodist Church by Rev. Pat Hawkins. Burial will be in Meadowview Memorial Park.
Surviving are three daughters, Lynette Gold of Raleigh; Laura Elliotthusband Euell of Oxford and Cynthia Abbotthusband Keith of Oxford; a son , Morris W. West, Jr. of Raleigh; grandchildren, Jonathan Abbott, Joshua Abbott, Erin Elliott, Jeanne Elliott, Caitlyn West and Audrey West; a great grandson, Jonathan Scott Abbott; a sister, Blanche Forsythe of Oxford; two brothers, Thomas Adams of Burlington and Wesley Adams of Greensboro.
The family will receive friends on Saturday prior to the services, from 10:00 AM until 11:15 AM in the Oxford United Methodist Church.
The family request that memorials be made to Habitat for Humanity, 604 W. Industry Dr. Oxford, NC 27565, American Cancer Society, P. O. Box 1611, Oxford, NC 27565 or to the Oxford United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 757, Oxford, NC 27565.
Arrangements are being handled by Gentry-Newell & Vaughan Funeral Home. Online memorials www.gnvfh.com select obituaries.