Laura “Mrs. L.B.” West

July 30, 1928 - March 31, 2024

Laura “Mrs. L.B.” West, 95, of China, died Sunday, March 31, 2024. She was born on July 30, 1928, in China, to Amy Hebert Jannise and Albert Jannise.

Survivors include her sons, Thomas Wayne West and his wife, Mary, of Conroe; Roger Lee West and his wife, Tommie Sue, of China; Terry Lynn West of China; Donald West and his wife, Jeretta, of Fredericksburg; and Ronald West and his wife, Paula, of Groesbeck; grandchildren, Christina Lynn Gallier and her husband, Mike, of Mauriceville; Amy Burrier and her husband, Josh, of Fredericksburg; Erin Tipps and her husband, Alex, of San Antonio; Landon West of Fredericksburg; Kayla Dobiyanski and her husband, Brian, of Prosper; and Shelby Bender and her husband, Logan, of Magnolia; great-grandchildren, Kayleigh Burrier of Fredericksburg; Brenden and Kelby Gallier of Mauriceville; Kayden and Janson Dobiyanski of Prosper; and Sutton, Branton, and Memphis Tipps of San Antonio; cousin, Gracie Forrest of Highlands; nieces, Barbara Langlois, Ann Crain, Mildred Pulliam, Irma Moodt, and Pam Provost; and nephews, Larry Jannise, Rex West, and Jimmy West.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, L.B. West; brothers, Clifton Jannise, Melvin Jannise, Adam Jannise, and Dalbert Jannise; sister, Eula Mae Weaver; nieces, Nora Weaver Smith and Velma Martin; and grandchild, Kelby West.

Memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, P.O. Box 38, China, Texas 77613.

A gathering of Mrs. West’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., with a Rosary recited at 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 3, 2024, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, April 4, 2024, at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, 245 West Highway 90, China. Her interment will follow at China Cemetery.


Download Program

Gathering of Family and Friends

Broussard’s Mortuary Major Dr.
  • 1605, North Major Drive, Beaumont, Texas, 77713,
  • April 3, 2024
  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Broussard’s Mortuary Major Dr.
  • 1605, North Major Drive, Beaumont, Texas, 77713,
  • April 3, 2024
  • 6:00 pm

Mass of Christian Burial

Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church
  • 245, US 90, China, Texas, 77613,
  • April 4, 2024
  • 10:00 am


China Cemetery
  • Benoit, China, Texas, 77713,
  • April 4, 2024

Comments (8)

    Jeffry Leger says:

    Sorry to hear about your Mom. Prayers for you all !

    Judi Benoit says:

    Sincere sympathy for her family and friends.
    You’ll all be in my prayers.

    Judi Benoit

    Nola(Petry) Gaus says:

    I’m very sorry to hear about your mother earning her wings. Please know you and your family are in my prayers.

    Kim and Jeffrey Thibodeaux says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you in these trying times. Mrs. West was always good to our son Reagan. May she rest in peace.

    Kim Dearbonne Waller says:

    Oh Ms Laura, what a sweet lady you were!! It’s been many years since I’ve seen or talked to her, but she was a very special lady. My thoughts and prayers are with her boys and all her family. May you rest in peace, Ms Laura❤️

    Craig Benson says:

    Prayers and condolences for the Family

    Colleen Manuel Sanders says:

    Praying for you all during this time.
    It’s so very difficult when the ones we love are no longer physically with us. May God comfort your hearts now and always.

    Karen Christopherson says:

    Christina, so sorry for the loss of your grandmother. I know she will be missed by you all. Praying for you and all your family! ❤️

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *