Mary Jane (Fopay) West (91) of rural Louisville


Published on March 21 2016 8:25 am

Mary Jane (Fopay) West, 91, of rural Louisville died at 12:15am Saturday, March 19, 2016 at her home in Bible Grove.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, March 22 at 10:30am at J.W. Neal Funeral Home in Louisville. Visitation will be from 6-8pm Monday. Burial will be in Bible Grove Cemetery, rural Louisville. Memorials to Bible Grove Christian Church. 

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Mary Jane was born November 25, 1924 to Ed and Lula (Lyons) Fopay in Oskaloosa Township. She married Melvin O. West in Bible Grove, IL on April 15, 1949. During their 54 years of marriage they lived in Kansas and Louisiana then retired back home to Bible Grove after being gone 20 years. She was baptized September 2, 1937. She attended Bible Grove Christian Church, where she was a faithful life long member.

She is survived by her many nieces and nephews who were like her children, whom she never had; a sister Noma Lee (Bill) Stanley of Bible Grove, sisters-in-law Janet Fopay of Flora and Lorraine West of Bible Grove; and a group of wonderful ladies who were her care givers over the past two and a half years.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Melvin in 2003 and brothers Charles Fopay and Joe Fopay.