Beatrice Vinson West

Beatrice Vinson West

September 2, 2022, 92, Pikeville –

Beatrice Vinson West, 92, passed away on Friday, September 2, 2022 at UNC Health Johnston in Clayton. Born in Wayne County on April 13, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Leslie and Lizzie Moore Vinson.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Whit West; and siblings, Raymond Vinson, J.D. Vinson, Charles Vinson, Sarah V. Best, Elsie V. Powell, Kathaleen V. Allen, and Rachel V. Edmundson.

Beatrice is survived by her nieces and nephews and their spouses, Kaye and Dennis Smith, Faye and John Lane, Raymond, Jr. and Betsy Vinson, Ritchie Vinson, Phil and Judy Edmundson, and Vicky and Danny Taylor; and numerous great-nieces and great-nephews.

Beatrice took great pride in being an Avon sales representative for more than forty years.

A graveside service to celebrate Beatrice’s life will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 7, 2022 at the Eureka Cemetery with Rev. Andy Stovall officiating. The family will receive friends following the service at the cemetery.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service. Online condolences may be expressed at