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Funeral Service

First Baptist Church Whitley City
Friday March 23rd, 2018

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Dr. Nancy Kathryn West

Dr. Nancy Kathryn West, age 73 years, of Whitley City, Kentucky died Monday March 19, 2018 at the Baptist Health Center of Lexington, Kentucky.

Funeral services will be held Friday, March 23, 2018 at 11am at the First Baptist Church Whitley City with Bro. Jerald Burgess, Bro. Garry Perry, and Bro. Mike Casada officiating.  Burial will follow in the Higginbotham Cemetery. The family will receive friends after 6pm Thursday, March 22, 2018 at the Church.

Nancy was born in Stearns, Kentucky. the daughter of Clifford and Virginia Katherine (Bryant) West. She was a member of the Stearns First Baptist Church and attended the First Baptist Church Whitley City and other churches in Lexington, Kentucky. She enjoyed traveling, reading, and entertaining nieces and nephews. Nancy had served as a family physician for nearly 40 years.

She is preceded in death by her parents and Barry Perry, whom she considered her own son.

Survivors include her companion, Dr. Hoover Alfred Perry of Whitley City; brothers, Kenneth “Bud” West (Jane) of Stearns; sisters, Mary Byrd (Eugene) of Oneida, Tennessee, Sue Ross (Jim), Patricia Vanover, and Bobbie Jo Sharp all of Stearns; children whom she thought of as her own, Larry Perry of Stearns and Garry Perry (Heather) of Lexington; nieces and nephews, Mark, Jimmie, Dale, Tammie, Christopher, Jenny Ann, Darian, Daniel, Laura Jo, Justin, Dustin, Joshua, and Katie; grandchildren, Bryan Perry, Marylee Underwood, Melanie Casada, Micah Perry, Makayla Perry, Maggie Perry, and Malachi Perry; great nieces and nephews, Megan, Houston, Tori, Ashton, Triston, Ivan, Benjamin, Isabella, Holden, Dallas, Marklee, Breckon, and Mercy; and great grandchildren, Ashley Perry, Bryanna Smart, Carter Underwood, Rachel Casada, Ryan Casada, and Reece Casada.

McCreary County Funeral Home entrusted with the arrangements.

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Please accept my deepest sympathies for the loss of dear Dr.West. During this difficult time Gods word the Bible can provide a measure of comfort and hope. Revelation 21:3,4 and John 5:28,29 promise a wonderful future that we can look forward too. Please know my thoughts and prayers are with you. If you would like more comfort from the Bible please visit JW.org.

G.T. Mar 28 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Dr. Nancy West

Lisa (Cordell) Huddleston Mar 24 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Dr. Nancy West

Vicki Jones, Stephen and Karen Vanover Mar 22 2018 12:00 AM

Prayers and love to the West and Perry family.

Cheryl Crabtree Reynolds Mar 22 2018 12:00 AM

A GARDEN PATH was ordered on March 22, 2018

Expression of Sympathy Mar 22 2018 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss. Hugs and Prayers during this difficult time.

Linda Cook Mar 22 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Dr. Nancy West

Sherry and Tim Stephens Mar 22 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Dr. Nancy West

Maryann Chitwood Mar 22 2018 12:00 AM

Truly one of a kind..she took care of me when I was a little girl. May the Lord keep her close!

Trish Taylor Mar 22 2018 12:00 AM

A TRADITIONAL FUNERAL BASKET was ordered on March 21, 2018

Expression of Sympathy Mar 21 2018 12:00 AM

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