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Donna Moore

Jan. 27, 1960 ~ Nov. 20, 2020

Services will be held: December 5, 2020

William Thomas Roberson

July 6, 1924 ~ November 24, 2020

Services will be held:

Larry Clifton Fountain

January 6, 1946 ~ November 23, 2020

Services will be held:

Casey Elizabeth Snead

March 06, 1980 ~ November 21, 2020

Services will be held:

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Marvin Sherrill Barefoot

February 2, 1935 ~ November 21, 2020

Services will be held: November 24, 2020

Stephan (Steve) Gabriel Barat

August 1, 1946 ~ November 21, 2020

Services will be held: November 24, 2020

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Cornelia Crane Plyler

November 25, 1931 ~ November 20, 2020

Services will be held:

Lavinia Mae Britt

August 6, 1939 ~ December 16, 2020

Services will be held: November 21, 2020

Jerry Maxwell West

June 28, 1948 ~ November 18, 2020

Wendell – Jerry Maxwell West, 72, went to be with his Lord and Savior early Wednesday morning. A native of Wake County, he was the son of the late Jasper and Eva Mae Matthews. He was a loving husband, daddy, Papa, brother and friend who was a true man of God, spreading the word daily.

The funeral service will be 1:30 Saturday at Bryan-Lee Funeral Chapel, Garner. Burial will follow at Montlawn Memorial Park.

The family will greet friends following the committal service at Montlawn .

Mr. West will lie in state at Bryan-Lee Funeral Home Friday from 1:00 – 4:00 pm for those wishing to pay respects and sign the guest register.

Survivors include his wife, Carolyn West; sons, Marty Ray Parker (Shannon Ellis) and Jerry Dwayne Parker (Jessica); grandchildren, Gracie Rae Parker, Dallas Matthew Parker, Samantha Gail Parker and Kolby Ray Parker; sisters, Shirley Surles (Jerry) and Joyce Wall (C.B.); brothers, John West (Susan Voshel), Mike West (Bonnie),and Joey Matthews (Julie), as well as a host of nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Jerry was preceded in death by his son, Jason Hugh West.

Flowers are welcome or memorial contributions may be made to Clyde’s Chapel Baptist Church, 16657 Buffalo Rd., Wendell, NC 27591.


November 20, 2020

1:00 - 4:00 pm

Bryan-Lee Funeral Home

Mr. West will lie in state for those wishing to pay their respects and sign the guest register.


November 21, 2020

1:30 pm

Graveside service - Montlawn Memorial Park


  1. Wayne Pender

    Jerry was such a very important part of our life and a true friend. We will never forget you Jerry and will miss you terribly. We will see you again in our heavenly home. Love Wayne & Ann

  2. Nita Byrd Allen

    Jerry was such a blessing at our last reunion together. He is safe and healthy now with his eternal Father. 🙏

    You will be missed, Jerry.
    Nita Byrd Allen

  3. Jeannine Earp

    Jerry was truly a man of God. He loved his wife, Carolyn , his family & his friends. He would pray for you or with you. We will miss him but we know we will see him again someday.

  4. Eddie and Marla Seagroves

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. We know he is celebrating and at peace with our Lord Saviour!

  5. Joyce Wall

    This is so hard to accept but I know he was ready to go. He will be missed by so many.
    God bless us all and keep us safe.
    I love you Jerry!

  6. John and Lyn Andres

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you. In the scheme of things we had not known him very long, but he was a great neighbor. Willing to lend a hand or tools in a heartbeat or to park my Chevelle in his car port while his and Caroline’s vehicles were in the rain ! (He even let us take his Corvette for a ride !!)
    Our respect for him grew as did our friendship. Will truly miss him.
    Canadian John and Lyn

  7. Elmerine Dupree

    Carolyn, our thoughts and prayers are with you!

  8. Pamela Bunker

    Prayers for the family. Love and miss you all!

  9. Vic and Becki Woodward

    Jerry was a wonderful friend and neighbor.
    He loved his family, Gospel music and most importantly the Lord.
    While he will be missed here on earth , the heavens are celebrating his new birthday.
    Until we meet again sweet friend.
    Love , Vic and Becki Woodward

  10. Michael Woodard

    I’m truly at a lost for words . Jerry will definitely be missed. Prayer to aunt Sue, Marty and little Jerry and the rest of the family . Rest easy uncle Jerry . Love you

  11. Elizabeth Dupere

    Our hearts ache at the loss of Jerry. He is at peace and we are grateful. Our thoughts and prayers to Jerry’s family . Cherish your memories.
    Bill and Elizabeth Dupere.

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