March 3, 1936 ~ January 19, 2022
Born in: Lyons, Texas
Resided in: College Station , Texas
Gladys Ella Moravec West, who was born March 3, 1936, left this world and our lives and entered her heavenly home on January 19, 2022. Visitation will be Saturday, January 22, 2022 from 12-2 and a graveside service will be at 2:30 at Restever Cemetery.
She was one of 9 children born to Frank and Milady (Ondrasek) Moravec.
Gladys was an amazing, caring, loving mother, daughter, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend. Her true calling in life was that of a caregiver. She cared for many children in her years, as well as, elderly friends, neighbors, and family that needed her. She was an excellent cook, seamstress, and gardener. She was also, to those that had the pleasure of knowing her, a master of Gladys WIT and HUMOR.
She was preceded in death by husband, Forrest West, parents, 6 siblings, and daughter Connie (Plant) Mantey, and son-in-law Ricky Mantey Sr.
She is survived by daughter Brenda Hayes and Mark Davidson; son Franklin (Bubba) West and wife Cherie Grandchildren Ricky Mantey Jr, and wife Kara; Holli (Hayes) Niemeyer and husband John Adam; Patrick Mantey and wife Tiffany; Collin Hayes; Chelsea McAdams, and Cara West. Great grandchildren Kanzie and Rixton Mantey, Kenner, Kyleigh, Kingsley, and Kambry Mantey, Harper and John Cason Niemeyer. Stepchildren George West and wife Marcia West, sons Mike and Max; James West and wife Sharon, children Keri and Kyle; and Bonnie West. Also sister Martha Jones, brother George Moravec and Kay, and sister-in-law Floy Moravec