Carol Beckham West, age 94, of Liberty Hill, S.C., passed away, Tuesday afternoon, July 18, 2023, at her home. She was born in Heath Springs, S.C., July 2, 1929, to the late Elbert Lewis Beckham and Sara Elizabeth Blackmon Beckham. Mrs. West was a faithful member of Liberty Hill Presbyterian Church. She enjoyed working in her yard and playing bridge. She was the former owner-operator of West Florist and Gifts for many years. She helped many people with their floral needs by creating special arrangements for whatever the occasion may have been. She always offered a pleasant smile and warm welcome to her shop. She cherished each customer.
She is survived by three daughters, Deborah W. Bell and her husband, Frances, of Lancaster, S.C., Paula Sue West Truesdale and her companion, Dwayne Baggett of Liberty Hill, S.C., Toni West Thompson and her husband, John of Liberty Hill, S.C.; one son, Paul Howard West, Jr. and his wife, Kim of Lancaster, S.C.: six grandchildren, Tracey K. McCaskill and her husband, Dale, West C. Bell and his wife, Lauren, Chloe West, Trey West, Lane Bell and his wife, Kim and Wiley Bell and his wife, Jennifer; her adored great grandchildren, Barron, Bret, Eugenia and Charles; her sister, Doris Criminger of Mint Hill, N.C. and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Howard West and her sister, Gayle B. Powers.
The family welcomes you to gather with them Thursday afternoon, July 20, 2023, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at her home for a drop- in to celebrate her life and visit with the family.
A private burial and committal service will be held for the family.
Expressions of sympathy may be sent by sending a floral tribute to the home or a memorial in memory of Mrs. West to Liberty Hill Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 170, Liberty Hill, S.C. 29074.
Arrangements under the care of Baker Funeral Home, Kershaw, S.C.