L. Catherine West, 92, of Dennison, passed away on Sunday, Mar. 7, 2010 at Bowerston Pointe near Leesville, after a period of declining health. Born Mar. 8, 1917 at her family home near Sherrodsville, she was a daughter of the late Elmer Sylvester and Mary Melinda (Holmes) Smith. Cate grew up in Carroll County where she attended Dellroy High School until her marriage to Sidney Wade Wood on June 15, 1933.

She and Wade enjoyed over 40 years of marriage until his death on August 19, 1973. On June 2, 1984, Cate married Kenneth West who passed on May 29, 1986. She was also preceded in death by her brother, Willard K. Smith. In keeping with her wishes, a private family service will be held prior to her interment at Tunnel Hill Cemetery near Bowerston. Arrangements by R.K. Lindsey Funeral Home, Inc.

A full obituary will appear in the next edition of the Harrison News-Herald.