Helen Lee West1

ID#197, b. 2 August 1926, d. 22 August 1998
Father: Arch D. West
Mother: Nellie Viola Murphy

Birth date: 2 August 1926
Birth place: Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia.1

On 23 October 1943, Helen married Lewis Aston, son of Charles Gibson Aston and Cancedella "Della" McGary, Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia. J. H. Carson, a Minister of the Methodist Church, certified that he united them in marriage.1

Helen died at age 72 on 22 August 1998.2,3 Interred on 24 August 1998 in the Oak Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery, Fork Ridge Road, Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia, her name appears on the gravestone as "Helen L. Aston". An additional inscription reads, "Married Oct. 23, 1943."2

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Family Line(s):
Aston Index
Last Edited Date=6 May 2017


  1. [S472] Marriage License for Lewis Aston and Helen Lee West, Marshall County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_mcsearch.aspx, file 4130846_00836.jpg.
  2. [S90] Digital photograph of Lewis A. Sr. and Helen L. Aston gravestone in Oak Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery; photo taken by Jo Ellen Dalton, 26 May 2003.
  3. [S119] Marshall County Obituaries, presented by The Marshall County WVGenWeb, Helen L. Aston Obituary, online http://www.lindapages.com/marshall/obita.htm (moved from http://www.rootsweb.com/~wvmarsha/obituaries.htm).