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Valerie Anne (Buyer) West

August 27, 1960 — September 13, 2023

Valerie Anne (Buyer) West, 63, of Agnos, Arkansas passed away Wednesday, September 13, 2023, at Mountain Home, Arkansas. Valerie was born August 27, 1960, to James Gibson Buyer and Barbara Louise (Loeffler) Buyer in Cedar Lake, Indiana.   
 
Valerie was united in marriage to Lanny Joe West on January 21, 1984, in LaPorte, Indiana. Valerie was an Instructor in the Nursing Program at Ozarka College in Melbourne, Arkansas for about twenty years and she had a strong love for nursing and education. Valerie loved her family, gardening (especially sunflowers), people, going to auctions, and Wednesday night Hall Rodeo, where she ran the concession stand. Valerie was a member of the Cherokee Village First Baptist Church in Cherokee Village, Arkansas and loved assisting with the AWANA program. She was a loving daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, and friend. 
 
Valerie is survived by her husband, Lanny West of Agnos, Arkansas;  four sons, Jonathan West and wife Canea of Ash Flat, Arkansas, James West and wife Jamila of Agnos, Arkansas, Nathan West of Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas, and Samuel West and wife Brittany of Hardy, Arkansas; parents, Jim and Barb Buyer of Hixson, Tennessee; thirteen grandchildren; two brothers, Jim Buyer and wife Lisa of  Knox, Indiana and Chris Buyer and wife Susan of Valparaiso, Indiana; two sisters, Lori Pantale of Hixson, Tennessee and Katie Bruce and husband Mike of Soddy Daisy, Tennessee; many other relatives and friends. She was preceded by her grandparents. 
 
Memorial services will be 1:00 P.M., Tuesday, September 19, 2023, at Barker Funeral Home in Salem, Arkansas, with Bro. Larry White officiating. Visitation will be 12 noon until time of service on Tuesday, September 19, 2023, at Barker Funeral Home in Salem, Arkansas. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements are under the direction of Barker Funeral Home in Salem, Arkansas. 


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