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,
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
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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