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Celebrating the life of
Margie Thompson West
September 25, 1930 - July 23, 2019
Margie will be remembered always for her boundless love and caring that she gave to everyone she knew. She will be greatly missed.
Services under the direction of:
Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
912-352-7200
  • Visitation
  • 11:00 a.m. until 12;00 p.m. - Friday, July 26, 2019
  • Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
  • 7200 Hodgson Memorial Drive (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31406

  • 912-352-7200
  • Funeral Service
  • 12:00pm - Friday, July 26, 2019
  • Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
  • 7200 Hodgson Memorial Drive (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31406

  • 912-352-7200

Dear Alan, so sorry for your lost, I know you really Loved your Mother, My Mother always spoke highly of her. Glad I had the pleasure of meeting her at my wedding last year!

Michael Biggs, Savannah, GA

We are sad to hear of the passing of Margie who was a dear friend of my mother Joann Cupstid and her husband Neal Cupstid. As she lived across the street form them, she was so kind to the 3 of we daughters of Joann's & we enjoyed visits with her while we were there. When my mother was sick, she was a friend until the end bringing flowers to her front porch when she was too ill to see visitors. Margie was one of a kind. My husband & I were lucky enough to spend more time with her after my mother's passing years later. She was a special lady no doubt.

Gail Sullivan Drabczuk, Oviedo, FL

I would like to give my condolences to the family of Margie. May you all find comfort in know that during times like these we want to try to rely on God and go to him with all of our anxieties. He cares deeply for us and will give us the strength to endure any trial. I will be keeping you all in my prayers.

Cathy , ,

Love and sympathy to the family. Margie was always a lovely person to encounter.

Joan Hester Byrd, Savannah, GA

Margie was a role model for so many.

Carole Paul, SAVANNAH, GA

For all the years I have know Margie, I will always remember her with grace and beauty. I will miss her beautiful smile!

Donna Josey, Savannah, Ga

Sending condolences to Alan and all of Margie’s family, she was a lovely, sweet beautiful lady ?

Josie McCain Thomas, Jasper, Ga

I missed seeing Margie in recent years.. Always a pleasure ....in I her beautif pastel clothes that was her trademark.. Donna Mobley

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My sincere condolences and sympathy to Alan and his family.

Prince Jackson III, Saavannah, GA

Sending my sincere condolences and prayers to the family of this great lady. I was a model for Levy's in the early 1960's under her direction. She always showed the utmost love for me and all the models. She taught me to always be my best, look my best and believe in myself. She will be sorely missed.

Linda K Harmon, Guyton, GA

I am so sorry for your loss. Your Mom was always so kind to us. She was a very sweet and beautiful lady and will be greatly missed.

Alicia and Cleve Walker and Family, Metter, Ga

So sad to hear of Margie’s passing. She and Buddy were great friends of my parents Ann and Frank Campos. As a kid growing up in Savannah I remember many local fashion shows and tales from Charm School and fishing at “Buddy’s Lake” with my dad back in the day. Love and prayers for you and all your family, Alan. Margie will be missed by us all.

Mike and Bev Campos and family, Novato , CA

Alan, We are so sad for the passing of your beloved mother, Margie. We are keeping you in our thoughts and prayers! She was a most special and gracious person! Much loved by us and all who knew her.

Carolyn and Jon Kennedy, Richmond, Virginia

Alan and family, I was so sorry to hear about Margie. She was a special friend and beautiful person. I shall always cherish our many years of wonderful memories. Unfortunately, I am unable to attend visitation and the funeral service, but please know you all are in my thoughts and prayers. Love, Gloria Kitchings

Gloria Kitchings, Savannah, GA

How well I remember Margie and Buddy both! Dear friends of my late parents and I am one of those "Charm School" graduates. Loved them both. My sympathy to the family. Lifting up a prayer of thanksgiving for having known both along with a prayer that God will bring you Peace and Comfort.

Carole Henderson Elrod [daughter of Bill & Dot Henderson], Birmingham, Alabama

Margie Thompson West, 88, passed peacefully into eternal rest on Tuesday, July 23, 2019.

The Long County, Georgia native was a longtime resident of Savannah. She was born on September 25, 1930 to the late Weymon A. Thompson and Ruth Swindell Thompson Smith.
Margie married the love of her life, Oscar E. "Buddy" West, Jr. in 1947. She was a loving and devoted wife for 54 years until Buddy's death in 2001.

Margie was a well-known Savannah Realtor and co-owner of West Realty Company.

An elegant and sophisticated fashion model, Margie was admired for her beauty and sense of style. She influenced many young women at her famous "Charm School" taught at Levy's Department Store on Broughton Street.

In addition to her parents and Buddy, Margie was predeceased by her son, Kenneth Charles West in 1976.

Margie is survived by her son, David Alan West of Savannah; her brother, Mitchell "Mickey" L. Thompson and his wife, Corinne "Sweet Pea", of Sheldon, South Carolina; and numerous cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends that will dearly miss her sweet smile.

A loving and caring mother, Margie adored her two sons. She will be remembered always for her boundless love and caring that she gave to everyone she knew. She will be greatly missed.

Funeral service will be held at 12:00 Noon on Friday, July 26, 2019 at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel with Rev. Brett Brannen officiating. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the funeral service. Burial will follow in Bonaventure Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made in Margie's honor to Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, Seeds of Change, 1003 East Victory Drive, Savannah, GA 31405.

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Dear Alan, so sorry for your lost, I know you really Loved your Mother, My Mother always spoke highly of her. Glad I had the pleasure of meeting her at my wedding last year!

Michael Biggs, Savannah, GA

We are sad to hear of the passing of Margie who was a dear friend of my mother Joann Cupstid and her husband Neal Cupstid. As she lived across the street form them, she was so kind to the 3 of we daughters of Joann's & we enjoyed visits with her while we were there. When my mother was sick, she was a friend until the end bringing flowers to her front porch when she was too ill to see visitors. Margie was one of a kind. My husband & I were lucky enough to spend more time with her after my mother's passing years later. She was a special lady no doubt.

Gail Sullivan Drabczuk, Oviedo, FL

I would like to give my condolences to the family of Margie. May you all find comfort in know that during times like these we want to try to rely on God and go to him with all of our anxieties. He cares deeply for us and will give us the strength to endure any trial. I will be keeping you all in my prayers.

Cathy , ,

Love and sympathy to the family. Margie was always a lovely person to encounter.

Joan Hester Byrd, Savannah, GA

Margie was a role model for so many.

Carole Paul, SAVANNAH, GA

For all the years I have know Margie, I will always remember her with grace and beauty. I will miss her beautiful smile!

Donna Josey, Savannah, Ga

Sending condolences to Alan and all of Margie’s family, she was a lovely, sweet beautiful lady ?

Josie McCain Thomas, Jasper, Ga

Candle tribute lit by Donna Amyx — Georgia

I missed seeing Margie in recent years.. Always a pleasure ....in I her beautif pastel clothes that was her trademark.. Donna Mobley

, ,

My sincere condolences and sympathy to Alan and his family.

Prince Jackson III, Saavannah, GA

Sending my sincere condolences and prayers to the family of this great lady. I was a model for Levy's in the early 1960's under her direction. She always showed the utmost love for me and all the models. She taught me to always be my best, look my best and believe in myself. She will be sorely missed.

Linda K Harmon, Guyton, GA

I am so sorry for your loss. Your Mom was always so kind to us. She was a very sweet and beautiful lady and will be greatly missed.

Alicia and Cleve Walker and Family, Metter, Ga

So sad to hear of Margie’s passing. She and Buddy were great friends of my parents Ann and Frank Campos. As a kid growing up in Savannah I remember many local fashion shows and tales from Charm School and fishing at “Buddy’s Lake” with my dad back in the day. Love and prayers for you and all your family, Alan. Margie will be missed by us all.

Mike and Bev Campos and family, Novato , CA

Alan, We are so sad for the passing of your beloved mother, Margie. We are keeping you in our thoughts and prayers! She was a most special and gracious person! Much loved by us and all who knew her.

Carolyn and Jon Kennedy, Richmond, Virginia

Alan and family, I was so sorry to hear about Margie. She was a special friend and beautiful person. I shall always cherish our many years of wonderful memories. Unfortunately, I am unable to attend visitation and the funeral service, but please know you all are in my thoughts and prayers. Love, Gloria Kitchings

Gloria Kitchings, Savannah, GA

How well I remember Margie and Buddy both! Dear friends of my late parents and I am one of those "Charm School" graduates. Loved them both. My sympathy to the family. Lifting up a prayer of thanksgiving for having known both along with a prayer that God will bring you Peace and Comfort.

Carole Henderson Elrod [daughter of Bill & Dot Henderson], Birmingham, Alabama


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