"The days of our years are threescore years and ten; and if by reason of strength, they are fourscore years, yet is their strength labor and sorrow; for it is soon cut off, and we fly away."
With heavy hearts, we the staff and management of R. Swinson Funeral Services along with the West and extended families, announce the transition of 102-year-old Deaconess Ella Johnson West of 3302 Crestwood Drive, Kinston who transitioned on Thursday, November 11, 2023, at UNC-Lenoir Health Care, Kinston.
Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Sunday, November 19, 2023, at St. Augustus AME Zion Church with Reverend Reginald Bradshaw officiating. Burial will be at 10:00 a.m. Monday, November 20, 2023, at the Pinelawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the Robert Swinson Jr. Memorial Chapel on Saturday, November 18, 2023, from 4 to 6 p.m.
Please keep the family in your thoughts and prayers during this sorrowful time.
"...When I die, Hallelujah, by and by
I'll fly away"!