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