Helen Joyce Lutz West, 85, of Fayetteville, passed away on Friday (Dec. 6, 2019) at her residence, surrounded by her loving family. Helen was born on Sept. 4, 1934 in Louisville, Ky., to the late John T. and Helen Agnes Allen Lutz.  She worked as a meat processor with Save-A-Lot.  Mrs. West could often be found working in her flower beds and playing with her dogs.  She loved the Lord and enjoyed attending church and reading her Bible.  Helen was a member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Fayetteville and also attended Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Jeffersonville, Ind. Survivors include her children, Steven Eugene West, Eugene Thomas (Vicky) West, Jeana Marie (Steve Teal) Moser, Anna Helene (Billy) Rhodes and Tina Mary Atchley, all of Fayetteville; a sister, Viola “Ginger” McCarty of Louisville, Ky.; and 14 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.  In addition to her parents, Helen was preceded in death by her husband, Wendell Eugene West; sister, Gloria Burress; and grandchildren, Chad Atchley and Teresa Sims. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m., on Wednesday, Dec. 11, at Higgins Funeral Home.  Burial will follow in the Charity Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be from 5 until 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec.10, at Higgins Funeral Home.  Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family.

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