Shirley Cameron West

Shirley Cameron West, 80, of Claxton, went home to her Lord and Savior Thursday, Feb. 16, at her home.
Shirley was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She retired from years of nursing in 2012.  She was an active member of Evergreen Baptist Church.  Shirley was loved by everyone for her sweet, caring nature.
Shirley was preceded in death by her parents, George and Rubye Cameron; her husband of 59 years, Howard West; their infant twin sons; a sister and brother-in-law, Evelyn and Curtis Gordon; and brother-in-law, J.T. Creasey.
Surviving are her daughter, Teri West (Patrick) Gary of Savannah; one granddaughter, Meloni Walker (Michael) Hutcheson of Claxton; one grandson, Robert Wayne (Shelley) Kight, II of Jacksonville, Fla.; eight great-grandchildren, Dalton Hutcheson, Myah, Andrew, Dylan, Madison and Kelsey Walker, Kingston Miller and Sadie Kight; a sister, Marion Creasey of Statesboro; two brothers-in-law, Carlton (Ruth) West of Savannah and Wendell (Joan) West of Metter; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Visitation will be Tuesday, Feb. 21, from 5-7 p.m., at J. Mellie NeSmith Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 11 a.m., at Evergreen Baptist Church.
Burial will be at Evergreen Baptist Church cemetery.
Remembrances may be made to Evergreen Baptist Church.
Mellie NeSmith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.