Michelle Rayna Napier departed from this life on September 24, 2015 at her residences in Somerset, KY being 48 years, 30 days, and 1 month old. She was born in Monticello, KY on July 25, 1967 daughter of Athaleen (Burke) and Lawrence West.
Along with her parents she is survived by her husband: Merlin Napier, her son: Jared Anderson, of Somerset, KY, two brothers: Lawrence West, Adam "Dana" West of Whitley City, KY, and Special Nephew: Ryan West.
Michelle was a loving and caring wife and mother, whom will be missed by all who knew and loved her. She was of the Baptist faith, and enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, hiking, fishing, and she loved to help everyone in any way she could. She served In the US Navy for seven years and attained many achievements; National Defense Service Metal, Navy Pistol Marksmanship Ribbon, Meritorious Unit Commendation, Navy Good Conduct Medal and Navy and Marie Corps Achievement Medal.
In accordance with her wishes her remains were cremated. The family received friends at the Camp Nelson Cemetery in Lexington, KY on Monday, September 28, 2015 at 11:00 am for Graveside Services with Military Honors provided by the US NAVY. McCreary County Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements.