Funeral   services   for  Mr.  Carlton  Burl  Finch,   88,   of
Gainesboro, Tennessee,  will  be  held  at  1  P.M.  on    Friday,
February  21,  2014,  at  Gainesboro    First   United   Methodist
Church in Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the  John L. Clark
Memorial Cemetery in the Stone community of  Jackson County,
TN.

 The  family  will  receive  friends  at  the  funeral   home    on
Thursday  from  3 P.M. – 6 P.M., with  Masonic  services  to   be
held  at  6 P.M. The body will lie in state at the church on Friday
from 10 A.M. until time of services.

 He passed away on Wednesday, February 19, 2014.
    
 He was born January 3, 1926, in Marion County, Ohio, to the
late  Carlton  Wilbur  Finch   and   Sarah  Ellen  Sims  Finch. On
January 20, 1961, he  was  married  to  Reba  Nell  Allen  Finch,
who survives. He was a retired foreman at Marion Power Shovel
and served in the U.S. Navy during WWII.   He was a member of
Gainesboro  First  United  Methodist  Church.  He  was  a  32nd
Degree Mason, a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, and
a member of Al Menah Temple.

 In  addition  to  his parents, he was preceded in death by his
Wife: Lucille (Scowden);  2  Brothers: Frederick and Ralph; and
3  Sisters:  Elizabeth  Miller,  Norma  Brown,   and   Helen   Ruth
Woodrum.

 Survivors  include  his  
Wife:   Reba   Nell   Allen   Finch    of
Gainesboro, TN; and  
3  Daughters: Linda (Richard) James  of
Cardington, OH,  Sandy (Joe) Parish  of  Gainesboro, TN,   and
Charlene Finch (Jimmy) Tollett of Cookeville, TN.

 Rev. Kathie Bowles will officiate at the services.

 Memorial  donations  may  be   made   to   Gainesboro  First
United Methodist Church, Shriners Hospitals for Children, or the
donor’s favorite charity by contacting the funeral home.
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