Alonzo Finnie  


The Shelby Sentinel, Friday, July 2, 1948, front page

Alonzo Finnie, 88 Dies Near Waddy - Long A Prominent Farmer Of The County - Alonzo Finnie, 88, a retired farmer, died last Friday at 4 a.m. at his home near Waddy.   Mr. Finnie was a son of the late James and Mary Middleton Finnie and a native of Shelby County, where he spent most of his life.  In his passing the entire community has lost a valued citizen.  He was a good husband and father, loyal to friends and neighbors.     Surviving him are his wife, Mrs. Lucinda Onan Finnie, four daughters, Mrs. Virgil Rose, Mrs. Raymond Heagan, Mrs. Charle Heagan, all of Louisville, and James Finnie, Waddy; three step-daughters, Mrs. A. H. Tinsley and Mrs. Liscoe Beasley, Anderson county, and Mrs. Hubert Murphy, Shively, Ky.; twenty grandchildren; 1 great grandchild; a sister, Mrs. Lizzie Renfro, Franklin county.  Funeral services were conducted Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock from Pigeon Fork Baptist Church by the Rev. H. E. Rowlette of Louisville, Rev. David Bird, Waddy, and the Rev. Mr. Brown, Pigeon Fork.  Burial was in the church cemetery.  Pallbearers were Messrs. Joe Baker, Ben Baker, William Everett, Lonnie and George Riddle.

SOURCE OF INFORMATION:  Submitted by Linda Crose, a relation to the deceased.


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