Geraldine West

Geraldine West will celebrate her 90th birthday on July 11.

“Gerry” was born in Jackson County to the late Virgil and Helen Zahrndt. She was married for 66 years to the late Robert “Bob” West. Together, they have a daughter, Bobba West of Parkersburg, and a son, William “Bill” (Jill) West of Bloomington, Ill.

She has been blessed with four grandchildren, Lora “Christy” Salser Boone (Stephen) and Roger Salser, both of Parkersburg, and Ellen West and Matthew West, both of Bloomington. Adding to the family fun are three great-granddaughters, Emsley, Elodie and Everlee Boone.

Gerry retired from the Wood County Board of Education after many years as secretary at Edison Junior High School. She is a 50-plus-year member of the South Parkersburg Woman’s Club. She remains happily in her home and enjoys visits with family and friends.

Birthday greetings would be welcomed.


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