Elvie West-Smith, 70, of Chicago, Illinois, passed Friday, February 15, 2013. Elvie was born to Luther Smith, and Elvie Cunningham, November 12, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois.
Elvie graduated from Wendell Phillips Academy in 1956 and received a degree from Chicago State University in 1960. Elvie worked at Hyatt Hotel.
Elvie is survived by 7 children: Walter Smith (Lolita Hughes), Henry West (Bonnie Johnson), Edith West (Frankie Wynn), Sina West, Keisha West, Elizabeth West , and Alter Smith. She also is survived by 35 grandchildren.