Longtime resident of Climax Springs

Twila Rose West, daughter of Norman E. and Viola F. Gray Bussard, was born, February 4, 1934. She passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 in her daughter’s home in Stoutland, Missouri at the age of seventy-nine. She had a beautiful soul with a gentle spirit.

Twila was united in marriage to Jon D. West on February 28, 1966. Together they have shared a wonderful forty-seven years together.

Twila, a long-time resident of Climax Springs, Missouri, was a homemaker, and spent a number of years working at the Climax Springs Post office.

She enjoyed collecting stamps, working on genealogy and family history; she had a large collection of salt and pepper shakers that she loved.

Twila is survived by her husband, Jon West of the home; her daughter, Rose Yeager of Stoutland, Missouri; a son Norman Lock and wife Susan from Eldon, Missouri; a sister, Bobbi Hankins of Colorado; five grandchildren, Tracy Lock of Stoutland, Missouri, Keith Middleton of Lebanon, Missouri and Heather Calhoun, Karma Xavier and Scott Green all of Eldon, Missouri; four great-grandchildren, Leighton Cooper and Isaac Cooper of Greenview, Missouri and Daylon and Skylar Calhoun of Eldon, Missouri and dozens of nieces and nephews, sisters-in-law, and family members and friends that will miss her terribly.

Twila was preceded in death by her parents, Norman E. and Viola F. Bussard; three brothers, George, Raymond, and Teddy; three sisters Norma, Wanda and Gloria and a daughter, Merri Anne Lock.

In lieu of flowers donations or memorials can be sent to the family in care of Allee-Holman- Howe funeral home.

Online condolences may be made at www.alleeholmanhowe.com.

Allee-Holman-Howe Funeral Home of Camdenton is assisting the family with arrangements.