Ellen Elaine Whipple West
May 15, 2013
Ellen Elaine Whipple West, 102 years young, passed away peacefully on Dec. 21, 2012, in Tucson, Ariz. Her daughters, Susan and Sandy, were at her side. Elaine's Celebration of Life Service will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday, May 18, at Morgan Funeral Choices, Mount Vernon. Private family graveside service will be in the Whipple family plot at Evergreen Cemetery, Vinton. After the celebration, there will be refreshments.
Survivors include her daughters, Susan West of Mount Vernon and Tucson, and Sandra West of Vail, Ariz.; a brother, Blaine (Ines) Whipple of Portland, Ore.; a sister, Mary Ann (Bill) McPherson, of Littleton, Mass.; and many nieces and nephews.