Lillian Chapital West
Lillian Chapital West
  • October 10, 1934 - January 6, 2017
  • Harvest, Alabama

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Lillian Chapital West, the wife of the late Clifford James West Sr. and longtime devoted friend of Louis McCray was called home to glory on Friday, January 6, 2017 at the age of 82. She was born in New Orleans on October 10, 1934 to the late Alma and Alvin Chapital Sr. She leaves to cherish her memory her six children, Clifford James West Jr. (Andrea) or New Orleans, Anthony West (Ann) of Biloxi, Mississippi, Alonzo West of New Orleans, Leslie West (Angel) of New Orleans, Vanessa Richburg of New Orleans, and Angele Butler of Los Angeles. She is also survived by 8 grandchildren, Lloyd Martin Jr. (Alex) of Oakland, California, Tahitia Magee (Frezzell) of Slidell, Louisiana, Terrance Jackson of New Orleans, Tamika Jackson of New Orleans, William Richburg III (Dominique) of Dallas, Texas, Sydney West of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Shakkie Shannon of New Orleans, and Bi’LaJi Williams of Oceanside, California. She is also survived by 13 great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, Audrey Williams and Delores Brown, and one brother, Alvin Chapital Jr. She attended Edgar P. Harry Elementary School and graduated from Walter L. Cohen High School. She also worked for Orleans Parish School Board for 25 years and The Boston Club for 25 years. Lillian also leaves behind her beloved dogs, Jazzy, Pooh, and Levi. She will be greatly missed by everyone. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend her Celebration of Life from LEITZ-EAGAN Metairie, 4747 Veterans Memorial Boulevard, on Friday afternoon, January 13, 2017 at 1:00. Visitation will begin at 12:00 noon. An online guestbook is also available at