Thelma Juanita West, age 75 of Beeville passed away on Sunday, September 9, 2018 at Christus Spohn Beeville. Ms. West was born in Taylor on May 21, 1943 to Pome Roy & Jane (Cunningham) Coleman. She attended Bee County College aspiring to complete her education successfully through the Trials. Eventually she attained her Licensed Vocational Nursing degree, graduating #3 in her class after 10 years of determination at the age of 53yrs old, for which she was greatly proud of. She was a member of Saint Philips Episcopal Church. She was the co-founder of the BMW bikers club in Corpus Christi Tx. She is preceded in death by her husband Douglas C. West, Parents, 12 Siblings; Evelyne Coleman, Lewis L. Coleman, Nell C. Pleasant, Pome Roy Coleman Jr., Raymond D. Coleman, Mary E. Coleman, Charles Williams(CW), Luevena Hattie Merida, Janie L. Stepheny, John H. Coleman,
Sally B. Coleman, Sallie B. McGrue, two daughters-in-laws; Diana Merida, Tracie West, and other family members. Survivors include two daughters; Winifred L. Allen of Browns Mills, N.J., Martha (Chuck) Lee of Albuquerque, NM, three sons; Wendell L. (Dorothy) Perkins of San Antonio, Nathaniel F. Merida of Beeville, William West of Alaska, one brother; Earl James Coleman of Corpus Christi, one sister; Penny Nevels of Oregon, special friend; Eduardo Cavazos of Beeville, 20 grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be held at Trevino Funeral Home on Saturday, September 15th from 4:00p.m. – 7:00p.m. Ms. West will lie in state at Saint Philips Episcopal Church on Sunday, September 16th from 1:00p.m. until service time beginning at 2:00p.m. with the Rev. Brian Tarver, officiating. Interment will be private.
Pallbearers will be Nathan J. Allen, Aaron L. Allen, Tyrone L. Johnson, Derek Martin, Byron Blair, and Chuck Lee.