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Mildred “Ilene” West

A funeral service to celebrate the life of Mildred “Ilene” West, age 80, of Mt. Perry, was held May 7, 2014, in the chapel of the Kirkersville home of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service. Burial followed in Kirkersville Cemetery.

Ilene was born in McCuneville, OH, on March 28, 1934, to the late Lewis and Leona (Sorrell) Hollingshead. She passed away at the Hospice of the Comforter in Altamonte Springs, FL, on May 2, 2014.

Prior to retirement, she worked as a clerk for the Licking County Treasurers Office. She loved spending time with her family, especially doting on her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Survivors include her children, Royce (Karen) Kokensparger of Mt. Perry and Denise (James Morris) LeBlanc of Texas; brother, Jerry (Karla) Hollingshead of New Lexington; grandchildren, Royce Kokensparger Jr., Kelly (Kristy Bailey) Kokensparger and Eric Watkins; great grandchildren, Alicia (Cody Kelley) Kokenspar- ger, Victoria Kokensparger and Karrie Kokensparger; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Charles West; and two brothers, Richard and Donald Hollingshead.

Visit to share a special memory about Ilene or to sign an online guest book.

Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service is honored to care for the West family.

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