Dorothy Lavell Rohus West  1930-2022


Services for Dorothy Lavell Rohus West, 91, of Alba were held at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 26, 2022 at Amazing Grace Fellowship, with Bro. Byron George officiating.

Interment was in Colony Cemetery, Alba.

Mrs. West passed away March 21, 2022 at her residence in Alba. She was born Dec. 28, 1930 in Wills Point to Walter Isaac and Cumie Ann Parks Rohus. Dorothy spent her early years in Dallas, before moving to Alba 64 years ago. She married Loyd Eugene West in Wills Point on Oct. 1, 1949. She was a member of Lake Fork Baptist Church, the Alba Ladies Club and site manager for Meal on Wheels in Alba for over 30 years. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 54 years, Gene West; two sons, Ricky West and Ronnie West; grandson, Michael West; two brothers, Cullen Rohus and Jack Rohus; and sister, Betty Boon.

Survivors include her two daughters, Bonnie McAree and husband Kent of Alba and Tammie West of Winnsboro; brother, Jim Rohus and wife Charline of Dayton; sister, Patsy Bunton of Emory; six grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren, ten great-great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.

Memorials may be made to Meals on Wheels East Texas, Attn: Miranda Asmussen 3001 Robertson Rd, Tyler TX 75701.

The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday at Wilson-Bartley Funeral Home, Alba.