Minden Press-Herald

Oct 01st

Hugh A. Finley

FinelyFuneral services for Hugh A. Finley, 80, of Athens, Texas are scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday at Eastern Hills Church of Christ with Mr. David Mahan officiating.

Burial will follow at 4:30 p.m. in Danville Cemetery, Kilgore.

Mr. Finley passed away Dec. 3, 2013 in Athens.

He was born May 29, 1933 in Marshall to the late James Paul and Martha Ellen Hatton Finley. Mr. Finley lived 20 years in Minden but spent the past 25 years as a resident of Athens. He drove for the Athens Independent School district and all his riders loved him very much and he loved his children. He had been a deacon and member of Eastern Hills Church of Christ for more than 10 years.

Mr. Finley was preceded in death by his parents and son, Cary Hugh Finley on Dec. 22, 2009.

Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Glenda Finley of Athens; sons, Alan Finley and wife, Connie and Terry Finley and wife, Charlotte, both of Minden; daughter, Trena Cook and husband, James of Malakoff; eight grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; brothers, Charles Finley and wife, Katherine and Tommy Finley and wife, Linda, both of Marshall.

Pallbearers will be Alan Finley, Ronnie Finley, Clayton Cook, Bryan Cook, John Boyle and Shannon Finley.

Visitation for family and friends took place from 5 until 7 p.m. Wednesday at Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Eastern Hills Church of Christ, 1200 East Corsicana Street, Athens, Texas 75751.

Leave a message of condolence or light a memorial candle for the family at www.carroll-lehr.com.






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