Mary Brock West

Published 11:48 am Thursday, April 28, 2016

Mrs. Mary Brock West, 84, died Monday, April 25, 2016 at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home.

She was born April 24, 1932 to James Hugh Brock and Nannie Sue Laird Brock in Davie County. She was the second of 3 children, with an older brother, James Enoch and a younger sister, Emma Sue. She attended Wesleyan College and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She graduated from UNC in 1954, with a bachelor’s degree in education. While teaching in Jacksonville, Fla., she met and married William Eugene Bundy. Her first son, Enoch Edward was born in 1960. A daughter, Lissa, was born in 1961, passing away shortly afterwards.  After being divorced, she returned to North Carolina to teach. In 1967, she met and married Albert Edward West, a World War II Navy veteran. They moved to Arkansas, where her second son,Timothy Albert, was born in 1968. The family moved frequently, living in North Carolina, Florida and Costa Rica. She returned to Davie County for good in 1987.  Following the death of her husband in 1994, she lived in the Creekwood community in Advance. She was a member of Macedonia Moravian Church. She enjoyed reading, painting and genealogy.

Survivors: her sons; her sister; 4 nephews; and a niece.