Salena Yvette west was born to the proud parents of Mary Eugenia Crowdus and Roosevelt Roland West on May 20, 1985, in Pasadena, California. As a child, Salena grew up in Fontana, California and attended schools in the Fontana Unified School District. Salena and her family relocated to Sacramento where Salena graduated from Antelope View Charter School on May 27, 2004. On October 18, 2003, Salena was blessed with a beautiful baby boy named Darell Curry who stole her heart. Salena always said that Darell was her best friend and meant the world to her.
Later Salena pursued her education majoring in Medical Assitant at Maric College in Sacramento, California and was soon employed by UC Davis Medical Center. She loved helping people. She had a passion for life. She was very outgoing, caring, sweet and considered the "Social Butterfly" of the family. Salena had a passion for fashion and loved shopping and spending time with her mother and son. Salena enjoyed traveling with family and friends. Salena accepted Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior. She loved the Lord and it was evident by the way she cared for others with her giving and generosity.
Salena was called home to be with the Lord on December 10, 2018. Salena leaves to cherish her memory: her son Darell Curry, mother, Mary Crowdus: siblings, nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, loved ones and friends. She will truly be missed.