Claxton Church of God member
Garnet Walters West, 88, of Claxton, died Monday, Oct. 27, 1997, at St. Mary's Medical Center in Knoxville. Mrs. West was a member of Claxton Church of God. She was born in Bluefield, W.Va., on Feb. 1, 1909, the daughter of Earnest and Orda Walters. Her family described her as a devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was the widow of Claude Earl West. Mrs. West is survived by two daughters, Faye West and Alma Moneymaker, both of Clinton; a son, David West of Claxton; four sisters, Lillie Coward and Clara Miller, both of Knoxville, Margaret Bohannon of Daytona Beach, Fla., and Martha Haun of Claxton; and four brothers, Harold Walters of Oak Ridge, the Rev. Albert Walters of Powell, and Amos Walters and Edward Walters, both of Knoxville. She is also survived by two grandchildren, Steve Moneymaker and Max Moneymaker and his wife, Tracy, all of Claxton; two great-grandchildren, Candace Moneymaker and Dustin Moneymaker; and by several nieces, nephews and other relatives. A sister and a brother, Barbara Walters and Ralph Walters, and a son-in-law, R.S. Moneymaker, died earlier. The funeral will be held at 8:30 tonight, Oct. 29, in the chapel of Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton with the Rev. Pratt Hughes officiating. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, at Lynch-Bethel Cemetery, Emory Road, Powell. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8:30 tonight at the funeral home.