Mrs. Marcella  Loretta West
  • In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Old St. Teresa's Restoration Fund c/o St. Teresa's Catholic Church 421 Edgewood Lane, Albany, GA 31707.

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Mrs. West was such a kind and caring friend and teacher. Even though she is no longer with us, her legacy will live on.
Take care

Posted by: Pam Bowden - Lilburn, GA   Mar 28, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers are with all the West family.
What a remarkable woman.....loved and respected by many.

Posted by: jim hudgins - decatur, GA - friend   Feb 05, 2013

We were so grateful that Mrs. West was able to come to our 40th Westover High School Reunion. She was one of our class's FAVORITE teachers!!! She was quite a gal!!!

Posted by: Judy Dabbs - Albany, GA - Former student   Feb 03, 2013

A wonderful, caring lady and a delightful neighbor, Mrs. West
will be sadly missed.

Posted by: Kathleen and Ed Towson and the Kimbrell family - Albany, GA - Neighbors and freinds   Feb 01, 2013

Dear Judy, Rusty, John and Gerald,

I am deeply saddened that your dear mom has passed. She was not only one of my favorite teachers both at St. Teresa's and WHS, but also a wonderful person and a special friend. She truly had an interesting, long and fulfilling life and I will always remember her with great fondness.

Mary Jane and I had a nice visit with her at the end of December and she asked us to come back to see

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Posted by: Al Rakel - Tucker, GA   Jan 31, 2013

I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Mrs. West. She was such a sweet woman and one of my favorite teachers at Westover High School. What an amazing life she had.

Posted by: Gena Kay Shealy - Roswell, GA - student at Westover   Jan 31, 2013

I know this picture and love it! Loretta is smiling because she is pouring a glass of wine at Thanksgiving! She was one of my Earth Angels.

Posted by: Kathy West - Smyrna   Jan 31, 2013

I have often thought of Mrs West over the years. She was the best teacher and I have fond memories of her and her journalism class. Her life story is an inspiration. What an amazing woman she was! My deepest condolences to her family and friends.

Posted by: Janet Blackwell Weeks - Concord, CA - former student   Jan 31, 2013

My favorite teacher of all time. Absolutely loved her journalism classes and took as many years as they'd let me! R.I.P Mrs. West. You'll never be forgotten.

Posted by: Teresa - Watkinsville, GA - friend   Jan 30, 2013

Mrs West was one of my best high school teachers. She taught with passion and held my interest for world history. Thoughts & prayers to family. Kindly, Deb Blanchard

Posted by: Debbie Greene Blanchard - Albany, GA - High School Student   Jan 30, 2013