Helen Kelly West, 72

Born: Wed., May 14, 1947
Died: Sat., Dec. 28, 2019


Gathering of Family and Friends

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Thu., Jan. 02, 2020


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Mrs. Helen Kelly West, 72, of Bostic, died Saturday, December 28, 2019.
Helen was the widow of Denmon "Pro" West, and a daughter of the late John J. Kelly and Helen Gilmartin Kelly of Southampton, NY. She retired from the US Postal Service after 31 years of service, and was an avid golfer. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.
She is survived by her sons, Chuck TenBroeck of Memphis, TN and Gregg TenBroeck and his wife Laura, of Ellenboro; her daughter, Sarah TenBroeck of Forest City; her sister, Maureen Wilson of Columbus, OH; her brother, John T. Kelly and his wife Carol, of Walnut Creek, CA; and her 5 grandchildren, Jessica TenBroeck Carroll, Jay TenBroeck, Dylan TenBroeck, Patrick TenBroeck, and Addison TenBroeck; and her cherished nieces, nephews, and their families.  
The family will receive friends from 4 pm until 6 pm Thursday, January 2, 2020 at the residence of Gregg TenBroeck, at 1155 Old  US 74 Highway, Ellenboro.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 1024 West Main Street, Forest City, NC 28043.
Washburn & Dorsey Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of arrangements.
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Sarah Harrison & Danny Owens
   Posted Mon December 30, 2019
Danny and I are so sorry for your loss.

Crystal D. Deviney
   Posted Mon December 30, 2019
I will certainly miss my talks with Miss Helen and getting to know about her life. I enjoyed her company and our conversations! Her wit and humor made me smile and her wisdom gave me things to process for my own life. I am shocked and praying for comfort for the family during this time

Sharon Shellenberger
   Posted Thu January 02, 2020
The Women's Golf Association at Rumbling Bald Resort will miss Helen being a part of our ladies' golf league. Helen was a wonderful golfer, a dear friend and an encourager to all of us. Our thoughts are with her family whom she spoke of often.

Paula Forrest Minnick
   Posted Wed January 08, 2020
Chuck, Greg & Sarah: I was so so sorry to learn of the passing of your sweet, sweet Mom today! I always loved her and that infectious smile of her and her witty sense of humor. Daddy & I bumped into her several months ago at Spindale Family. I know she will be truly missed by many by none more than her children and grandchildren! Please know the thoughts and prayers of our family are with you as navigate the difficult days, months, weeks and years ahead. Speaking from experience, there is NOTHING I've experience that quite compares to the loss of our Mothers! Hugs & loves to you all!

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