EUNICE~ The world lost a beloved mother, grandmother and friend, Andrea L. West. She passed away in the comfort of her home on Friday, November 18, 2022 with loving family by her side. She was 74. A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, November 19, 2022 at 3:00 pm at Ardoin’s Funeral Home in Eunice. Entombment will follow in the St. Paul Mausoleum with Pastor David Greene, officiating.
Andrea was born on January 15, 1948 in Liberty, TX. She was an accountant in the oil field. She served as treasurer for the St. Landry Parish Policy Jury. Later in life, she chose to go to Law School and obtained her degree of Master of Laws in Taxation. She had a private practice for thirteen years in the Eunice Community and served as the parish attorney for St. Landry Parish Government. She was a board member and volunteer to “Keep Eunice Beautiful”, member of the Eunice Chamber of Commerce and the Bulb and Blossom Club. She loved traveling, was very talented in cake decorating and Sugar Art. But most of all, she loved her family and breaking bread with her grandchildren. She leaves her loving memories to be cherished by her daughter and son-in-law, Kelly and Lance Pitre of Eunice; step-daughters, Denise Neely and husband, Clyde, of Kingwood, TX and Llona Micklin and husband, Loren, of Baton Rouge; step son-in-law, Jesse Stelly of Eunice; the joys of her life her six grandchildren, Matthew Pitre, Heidi Dischler and husband, Logan; Alain, Camille and Nicolas Pitre, Michael Gilpin and wife, Carli; two step grandchildren, Carolann Stanco and Rebecca Landry and husband, Riley, and their daughters Ruthie and Claire; as well as extended family and many dear friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Eddie and Gladys Reynolds Meyer; husband, Ivan West; brother, Larry Young; and stepdaughter, Christiann Stelly.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, November 19th from 10:00 am until time of services.
Family and friends may view this obituary and sign guestbook at www.ardoinfuneralhomes.com
Ardoin’s Funeral Home of Eunice, 1301 West Laurel Ave, (337)457-3371 is in charge of arrangements.