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Carol Fay West

Carol Fay West, 60, of Gastonia passed away on June 11, 2018 at Caromont Regional Medical Center in Gastonia.  She was born on May 30, 1958 to the late Marion and Pearline Mathis Ward.  Carol loved her family, her grandchildren, and her pet dogs, Angel, Brownie, and MawMaw.

Survivors include her husband, Jimmy West; son, Marcus Smith and wife Devon; sisters, Jan Current and husband Larry and Khristie Haniff; brothers, Darrell Ward and partner David and Dean Ward and wife Gwen; grandchildren, Jamie, Ryder, and Lanie; and several nieces and nephews.

A Memorial service to celebrate Carol's life will be held Friday, June 15, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Benson Funeral Services, Mt. Holly.  Visitation will be held after the service.

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To one of of the sweetest , caring , kind , giving ladies i have ever had the privilege to know. Thank you. You will never be forgotten .

Gary Plemmons Jun 14 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Carol West

Lori Jun 13 2018 12:00 AM

I'm so sorry for your loss, in March you took time to come for my brother's memorial.

Debbie Spurrier, Green Cove Spring, Fla Jun 13 2018 12:00 AM

Darrell, I am so sorry for the loss of your sister.... Will be thinking of you and your family during this time.If you need anything, please call!

Kevin and Sharon Jun 12 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Carol West

Kevin and Sharon Jun 12 2018 12:00 AM


In loving memory of our beautiful sister, Carol. Forever in our hearts. Love Jan, Darrell, and Dean

Expression of Sympathy Jun 12 2018 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss. I am grateful to have spent a wonderful afternoon with Carol and her siblings on her and Darrell's birthday. What a sweet woman.

David Nations Jun 12 2018 12:00 AM

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