Artie Lea West, 84, of Helenwood, passed away August 18, 2013, at her home.

Born in Scott County, March 29, 1929, she was preceded in death by her parents, Ezra and Pairlea Phillips Sexton; husband, Estel West; children: Christopher "Hank" West, Estel West, Jr., Hurstle Dean West, and Hastellene Buttram; brothers: Lee Roy, Myrl, Chuck, and Leland Sexton; and sister, Orangie Marie Stanfill.

She was a member of Paint Rock Baptist Church.

She is survived by her children: Donald Lee West and wife, Linda, Tony West and wife, Neva, Estellene Terry, Darrell West and wife, Marsha, Reuben West and wife, Patsy, and Darnell West; grandchildren: Estel Lee West, Earl Wayne Lloyd, Tommy Ray West, Christopher Darrell ìKojackî West, Dara West, Leslie Lynn Slaven, Wade Terry, Brandon Terry, Reuben Lee West, Jr., and Stacy Leann Walker; 20 great-grandchildren, brother, Curt Sexton and wife, Joann; sisters: Jonell Ross, and Darlene Sexton; several nieces and nephews, and many other relatives.

Funeral service was conducted August 22, in the chapel of Four Oaks Funeral Home of Huntsville with Bro. Larry Ellis officiating. Music will be provided by Tony, Makayla and Larry. Interment followed at Sexton Memorial Gardens.

Four Oaks Funeral Home of Huntsville had charge of arrangements.