Funeral    services     for     Mr.  Ted  Earl  Finnell,  64,   of
Cookeville,  Tennessee,  will  be  held  at  2 P.M.  on  Saturday,
December  4,  2010,  at Anderson – Upper Cumberland
Funeral Home  in  Gainesboro,  TN.   Burial   will   follow   in   
the   Burris Cemetery in the Cummins Mill community of Jackson
County.

The  family  will  receive  friends  on  Friday  from  2 P.M. – 9 P.
M., and on Saturday from 9 A.M. until time of services.

He  passed  away  on  Tuesday, November  30, 2010, at the
Alvin C. York VA Medical Center in Murfreesboro, TN.
  
He was born June  9, 1946,  in  Elgin, IL,  to  the  late  
Noble
Anderson Finnell
and Mildred Ellinges Finnell. On May 12,
2003, he was married to
Wanda Hunter Finnell, who survives.
He  was  a  factory  worker, and served in the  U.S. Army during
the   Vietnam   Era.    He  was  of  the  Baptist  faith,  and  in  his
retirement years,  spent  a  lot of time fishing with his buddies at
Twin Lakes Catfish Farm.

In  addition  to  his  parents, he  was  preceded in death by
1
Sister:
Rosemarie Finnell Wozniak.

Survivors   include   his   
Wife:   Wanda  Hunter  Finnell    of
Cookeville,   TN;  
4  Sons:  Michael Finnell  of  Oregon,   James
Finnell of Oregon,  Teddy Finnell of Illinois, and Chad Meadows
of Illinois;  and  
1  Brother: Kenneth Allen Finnell. Several Step-
Children, Grandchildren, and Great-Grandchildren also survive.

Steve Bowman will officiate at the services.

Memorial  donations  may  be  made to the Finnell Family by
contacting the funeral home.
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