Glen Rose - Margaret Alice West, 75, of Glen Rose died at her residence on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2009.

Graveside services were held at noon on Saturday, Sept. 5, in the White Church Cemetery near Glen Rose with Rev. Randy McLelland officiating. Members of the Glen Rose Order of Eastern Star No. 171 provided burial rites.

Margaret was born on Jan. 12, 1934, in San Antonio. She was a daughter of the late Richard L. and Mildred Alice Chambers McGee. On Oct. 31, 1955, she was united in marriage to Bennie West in San Antonio. Mildred had resided in Glen Rose for the past 23 years and worked as an administrative assistant for the Glen Lake Methodist Camp in Glen Rose until her retirement. She was a member of the Cornerstone Fellowship Church near Glen Rose and a member of the Glen Rose Eastern Star No. 171 where she served as a Worthy Matron.

Survivors include daughters Melanie Slaton and husband, Jeff, of Rainbow, Marian Elizabeth (Candy) Diezl and husband, Jack, of Brookshire; sons Larry West and wife, Donna, of San Antonio, Ben Edward West and wife, Kristin, of Houston; 11 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; sister Dickie Ralston and husband, Bob, of Glen Rose; a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

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Published September 9

Glen Rose Reporter