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Josephine Mahaffey West

March 26, 1929 — September 14, 2023

Inman, SC

Josephine Mahaffey West

Josephine West, 94 , of 12 Price Street, Inman, South Carolina, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, September 14, 2023.

Born in Spartanburg, South Carolina on March 26,1929, she was a daughter of the late Lilie (Arledge) Mahaffey and James Mahaffey and was the wife of the late John Thomas West.

Mrs. West worked for many years at Jackson Mills.  She was a member of Casey Creek Baptist Church and also attended Inman First Free Will Baptist Church.  

She is survived by two sons, Steve West and his wife Tina and Sam West and wife Janice; three daughters, Dianne Skinner, Cathy Parris, Denise Parris, eleven grandchildren, Teresa Hinson (Brian), Sandy Peace (Lee), Barry Skinner (Susan), Patrick Parris, Brian West (Jennifer), Hope McMurray (Gabe), Amber Autry (Randy), Samantha Plumley (Chris), Dustin West (Casey) and Cody West (Kelsey); eighteen great grandchildren, Allison Sanchez (Andrew), Andrew Hinson, Ashley Hinson, Nelson West, Josiah West, Giddian West, Carolina West, Austin McMurray, Luke McMurray, Adam McMurray, Madison Autry, Micah Eller, Anslee Hefner, Elizabeth Skinner, Hunter Peace, Jessie Brooks, Cayden West and Ryker West.  

In addition to her parents and her husband, she was also predeceased by one daughter, Karen Suddeth; two sons-in-law, Doug Suddeth and Marshall Skinner; four sisters, Ida Emory, Kitten West, Audrey Jackson and Melba Burrell and five brothers, Clyde Mahaffey, Howard Mahaffey, Paul Mahaffey, Dexter Mahaffey and Walter Mahaffey.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, September 17, 2023 from 2:00 - 3:00 PM at Seawright Funeral Home.

Funeral Services will follow in the Seawright Funeral Chapel at 3:00 PM with Dr. Joey Mills and Rev. Sean Fortner officiating.  Burial will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens.  

Memorial donations may be made to: Inman First Freewill Baptist Church, 90 Blackstock Rd, Inman, SC 29349.

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