On the morning of Tuesday, January 12, 2021 Eliza M. West departed this life to enter an everlasting life with our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. She was preceded in death by her devoted husband, James W. West; her parents, Thomas and Century Williams; daughter, Michelle Williams and her sister, Dorothy Edwards. She leaves to cherish her memory her three beloved daughters; Valerie Williams (Samuel), Elaine Williams-Brooks and Zina Benjamin; nine grandchildren, Paul Williams, Alfred Spencer, Kim Owens, Reggie, Christopher, Ansley and Angel Benjamin, Bryan and Brandon Brooks. She also leaves to mourn five great grandchildren and a host of relatives, family and special friends. Eliza was known as Mama Taye to most, she'd never met a stranger. Eliza was a spirit filled anointed woman. A nurturer, so soft-spoken and kind, and a rock for many. She lived her life praising the Lord and she praised him until she took her final breath. We are all so grateful that she left us with knowledge, wisdom and the most unforgettable memories.

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  1. I admire the way your mom lived her life and the light she bought to me. She was a very special woman and I’m very sorry for your loss. My Condolences

  2. Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts. Love from all of us.

  3. To the West Family: Zina, My prayers are with you and your family. May God keep his hands around you all. RIP

  4. Mrs. West will be deeply missed. Every time I was blessed to be in her presence I felt loved and accepted. Thank Mama Taye for blessing me with the gift of knowing your warm spirit. I know you will be watching over us all.❤️

  5. Words cannot fully express the sorrow that I feel for you and your family at this time Zina. Just know that you are in our prayers.

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