Emma Jacqueline West
retired funeral director and former co-owner, Betts & West Funeral Home, Nicholasville, Kentucky, and mother of David West, NFDA Policy Board member, died February 8, 2020, at age 92.
Prior to becoming a funeral director, West was active in the Eastern Star, served as a Cub Scouts and Brownies den mother, was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and a founding member of Jessamine County Hospice. She helped establish the Amigas Ministry, was a cadet nurse in World War II and later a registered nurse.
She is survived by children Holton Jr., John, David and Janet; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.