Jane Ann West, 85 of Rockwood passed away Thursday, May 7, at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Jane was a long- time member of First Christian Church, Rockwood and people in Rockwood remember her from the 35 years she served them at B & J Café and Junior’s Restaurant. When she retired in 1991, The Rockwood Civitan Club presented her with a service award for her loyal service to them over the years. The Roane County News ran a profile on her in November 1991 where she was pictured “serving one last cup of coffee” to the McCulloughs. Jane Ann is preceded in death by her parents, Grover C, Sr. and Nan Taylor West, brothers Grover West, Jr., of Columbus, GA, and Jack West of Kingston, and sister, Carolyn McCoy of Michigan.
She is survived by her son, Terry West of Rockwood, a brother, W.T. West of Oxford, Mississippi, and many nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends at Evans Mortuary, Rockwood on Monday, May 11, 2015 from 5:00-7:00pm. The Funeral Service will be on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 1:00pm with Rev. Kara Foster officiating. Interment and Graveside will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery, Rockwood. The family wishes to thank the staff at Renaissance Terrace for taking care of Jane Ann while she resided there. Evans Mortuary is serving the family of Jane Ann West.