Alice Kelly West DuTart
1971 - 2021
Alice Kelly West DuTart SUMMERVILLE - Alice Kelly West DuTart, 49, opened her eyes in heaven the morning of June 6, 2021. Alice was born in Portsmouth, VA, on December 25, 1971, as the daughter of Edward and Gwen West. She was a 1989 graduate of Summerville High School and graduated Summa Cum Laude from Georgetown College (KY) with a double major in English and History. She is survived by her devoted husband of 27 years, Philip Pepper "Peppy" DuTart, III, and her children, Sarah (Zachary) DuTart Calhoun and Abigail DuTart. She is also survived by her loving sister, Julie (Fabio) West Torres; her nephews, Fabio Eduardo and Westley; and niece, Hailey Torres. Alice's heart for people extended from the classroom to the medical field to the church. Alice taught junior high students to love literature and writing at The Oaks Christian School for many years before changing careers to become a nurse (RN) for the vulnerable and seniors across the Lowcountry. Two of Alice's greatest joys were serving at the Lowcountry Pregnancy Center and ministering to the members of the special needs class at Crossroads Community Church. Alice also taught the Bible locally and abroad, traveling to Malta and the Dominican Republic to share the love of Christ. Alice will forever be remembered for her humility, her love for Christ, and her sensational sense of humor. "You yourselves are our letter, written on our hearts, known and read by everyone" (2 Cor. 3:2). A memorial service for Alice is planned for Saturday, June 19th, at 3:00 PM at Crossroads Community Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Lowcountry Pregnancy Center: Visit our guestbook at
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Published by Charleston Post & Courier from Jun. 9 to Jun. 10, 2021.
Memorial service
Crossroads Community Church
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Peppy, you were instrumental in guiding my brother Timmy and I in the path of faith as new Christians. Even though I have never met your wife I wanted to convey my deepest sympathy to you and your family as you grieve her loss as well as rejoice in the fact that she is with our Father. My mother and I have your family in our thoughts and prayers.
Susan Ballard Meadows Esther Ballard
June 22, 2021
Peppy, I am so sorry for your loss!!! I am praying for you and the girls! I had been following the Caring bridge site. Something quickened me to check on the day of the service at 3pm! She sounds like quite an awesome lady!
Vicki Noel
June 22, 2021
May God draw close to the family in this difficult time. Praying for the whole family.
Ian Neuhaus
June 17, 2021
We love you all and praying and giving God praise, for Alice being whole and with Jesus
Rene myers
June 16, 2021
We only met her once in person but felt like we knew her through Julie and the love she had for her sister. Her life and her testimony reached far and wide. Her influence in her family and community were well known and admired. Praying for you all!
Marneva Carlton
June 16, 2021
We send our love and deepest sympathy to Julie and family. Your sister was a beautiful servant of God to all she met. She was blessed by her loving family and friends who gave her much love and joy. May she rest in God's eternal care.
Sandy and Jim Short
June 16, 2021
I will miss her smile and kindness! She definitely was in a league of her own! Sending much love to her precious family!
Dede Carter
June 16, 2021
I have cried many tears and lifted many prayers for Alice and your whole family. Please know my heart goes out to you and I will continue to pray. The Lord bless you and keep you - Crystal
Crystal Peine Stasiukaitis
June 16, 2021
Alice earned her "wings" long before she entered Heaven. She inspired so many, and gave of herself whole heartedly. We are happy to have known and loved her, and so proud to call her our friend! Love you all!
Traci Fisher
June 16, 2021
Alice will be missed by all she touched! She is loved by many. She left a godly legacy, living her life by following God's Word, His commands, and loving on others. I am happy to call her my friend. I will miss her godly wisdom. Praying for family, friends, and all that are affected by her loss! May God comfort and give peace during this time.
Tammy Justice
June 15, 2021
Alice was a life changing friend to me. She loved unconditionally and let me be myself-usually making me laugh along the way. I will forever cherish her and pray for the wonderful DuTart, West and Torres families.
Teri Stone
June 12, 2021
I remember that smile from miles away and babysitting us Miller girls when are parents were out. We walk by faith not bye sight and she is seeing our lord god and laughing and telling yoking and reading to the children up there now. Palms 23 may be with the family. From Kate Miller
Kate miller
June 10, 2021
Beth Smith Roehm
June 10, 2021
Alice was such a bright light in this world. Sara and I were just talking about how much fun Alice was in our 6th grade VBS class. Such sweet memories. All of you are in my prayers. We all know she is with God and no longer sick. But, the human side still hurts. Love and prayers to all. Mart White
Martha White
June 10, 2021