GLEN ROSE - Amanda Lanett Reynolds West passed peacefully at the Glen Rose Nursing Home at the age of 91.
Visitation: 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Monday at Wiley Funeral Home.
Lanett, as she was known to family and friends, was born on November 29, 1926, in Nemo, TX, to a large farming family. Her parents, Thomas Fitch Reynolds and Sophie Amanda Layne Reynolds, as well as all of her brothers and sisters preceded her in death: Bethel Bunt, Ethel Ratliff, Ema Ruth Smith, Edgar Reynolds, J. T. Reynolds, Earline Reynolds and Pauline Reynolds. Lanett attended many rural schools in Somervell County before graduating from Glen Rose High in the 40’s.
On June 22, 1952, Lanett married J.C. West and they moved to Dallas. Lanett was in management for Fidelity Union Insurance for more than 30 years. After retirement, the couple returned to their roots and settled back in Glen Rose. They enjoyed boating, gardening, canning, trips to Ruidoso for the horse races and being near family and friends.
Her husband, J.C. West, preceded Lanett in death. She is survived by her son, Roy and wife Becky Ice; grandson, Collin Ice and Ben Cass; sisters-in-law, Neva Smoot and Billie Ruth Ice; and numerous nieces and nephews. Special friends of Lanett, the Rories, join the family in celebrating the life of a wonderful mother, grandmother, and friend.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Somervell County Fire Department, 111 Sheppard St., Glen Rose, TX 76043.