News From Terre Haute, Indiana

October 16, 2013

Connie Joann West


TERRE HAUTE — Connie Joann West, 59, of Terre Haute, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Oct. 14, 2013, in Regional Hospital. Connie was born Nov. 30, 1953, in Terre Haute, to Otis and Marjorie Wyrick Conklin. Connie was a homemaker and raised four wonderful children. She enjoyed camping with her family and had a very warm and loving heart. She always had a special place in her heart for her children and grandchildren.

Connie was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Ernie, John, and Bill Hollis; and one sister, Norma Jean Milbourn.  

She is survived by her husband, Robert West; two sons, Charles Norris and his wife Robyn of Michigan, and Bobby West and his significant other, Cassie Robinson of Terre Haute, two daughters, Jessica Franco and her husband Salvadore, and Paula West and her significant other Alex Franco, both of Terre Haute; and a sister, Jane Walls and her husband Bill of Terre Haute. Connie is also survived by 12 grandchildren; a very special friend and best friend for life, Denise Edwards; as well as many other friends, family, and loved ones.  

A memorial service to celebrate Connie’s life will be today at 6 p.m. at Oak Hill Community Church, State Road 46, 2 miles East of Riley, with the Rev. Tim Fagg officiating. Greiner Funeral Home, 2005 N. 13th St., Terre Haute, was entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at: