Edna Ruth West

Mrs. Edna Ruth Roberson West, age 83 of Ellijay, GA, formerly of Atlanta, GA, passed Friday afternoon, January 26th, 2018 at Brookdale Canton.

Mrs. West was born April 17th, 1934 in Lindale, GA to her late parents Garnet Lee Roberson and Mary Jane Phillips Roberson.  She was a member of Oak Hill United Methodist Church and loved traveling and gardening.  Edna is preceded in death by her husband, Jerry West and infant daughter, Carol Frances Hansen.

Survivors include her daughters, Katherine H. Scott of Easley, SC and Laura K. Fraser of Atlanta, GA; son, Richard “Eddie” Hansen, Jr. of Atlanta, GA; stepchildren and in-laws, Pamela A. and Doug Mayer of Marble Hill, GA, Cindy L. West-Owen and husband Art of Rincon, GA, and Mark W. West of Ellijay, GA; grandchildren, Katherine Leanna Braddock and Elizabeth Rose Braddock; great grandchild Lyla Rose Goza; sisters, Dorothy R. Wood of Rome, GA and Ann R. Smith of Ellijay, GA; brother and sister-in-law, Jack and Charlotte Roberson of Rome, GA; a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins also survive.

Memorial services will be held at 2pm on Saturday, February 3rd, 2018 from the Oak Hill United Methodist Church with Rev. Ike Parker and Rev. Michael Smith officiating.  Graveside interment will follow in the Oak Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Family will receive friends from 1pm until the service hour at 2pm on Saturday, February 3rd, 2018 at the Oak Hill United Methodist Church.

Flowers are acceptable, or donations may be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation, P.O. Box 5014, Hagerstown, MD 21741 or to the Oak Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Eddie Ellington, 1841 Boardtown Road, Ellijay, GA 30540 in memory of Mrs. West.