Mamie Atkinson West


Mrs. Mamie Atkinson West, age 87, of Kingston, went to be with her Lord February 20, 2019. 

Mrs. West was born in Cartersville, GA, December 25, 1931, to the late Jud Leroy Atkinson and Retha Mae Simpson Atkinson. She was a faithful member of Kingston Holiness Church. Her greatest joy and accomplishment were her children and grandchildren; she cherished every moment spent together. A pillar of the community, she had touched many lives.   Mrs. West was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 63 years, Raymond Joseph West; son, Raymond Leon West; sisters, Helen VanDyke and Missy Dover; and brothers, James Atkinson and J.D. Atkinson.

Survivors include her children, Jimmy and Connie West, Janie Porter, Debra and Rev. Jessie Parker, Patricia West Byars, Barbara and Larry May, and Tim and Tina West; sister, Jeanette Fox Hartsfield;  grandchildren, Tracy Porter, Wendall Porter, Leslie Porter, Elizabeth Herod, Tommy Porter, Shane Parker, Amy Findley, Amanda Jordan, Blake Byars, Stephanie Groover, and Brent West; 21 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Friday, February 22, 2019, at 11:00 AM at Kingston Holiness Church, with Rev. Jessie Parker and Rev. Corey Herod officiating. Interment will follow in Kingston Cemetery.  Pallbearers include her grandsons, Wendall Porter, Tommy Porter, Shane Parker, Blake Byars, Brent West, Andy Findley, and Preston Jordan.  Honorary pallbearers will be Logan and Dillon Herod.

The family will receive friends Thursday evening after 5:00 PM at Kingston Holiness Church, 64 Old Rome Road, Kingston, GA 30145.

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R. Dudley Barton & Son Funeral Home, Inc., Adairsville is in charge of arrangements for Mrs. Mamie Atkinson West.