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Willene Finklea (08-08-2013)
Photo of Willene FinkleaFuneral services for Mrs. Willene Finklea, 81, of Farmerville were held at 2:00pm Sunday, August 4th at Farrar Funeral Home with Bro. Bob Jackson and Bro. Wendall Sellers officiating. A private burial followed in Sardis Cemetery under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home of Farmerville.
Mrs. Finklea, a retired ward clerk, passed away August 1, 2013. She was a Mother and Nana to many; a baseball and softball coach and a cheerleader coach. She was the first female to make All-State in basketball. Her favorite pastime was fishing and raising worms. And, she loved to crochet.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Marshall Finklea; parents, Cue & Onie Hicks; sister, Dot Taunton and son-in-law, Larry Stockle.
Left to cherish her memory are her 5 sons: Ricky Finklea & wife, Roxanne, Randy Finklea & wife, Renee, Mark Finklea, Lane Finklea & wife, Kim, and Tracy Finklea & wife, Ann Marie; 4 daughters: Kay Stockle, Jane Gray & husband, Wayne, Missy Pylant & husband, Jamie, and Nancy Tyson & husband, Chuck; 2 brothers: Bobby Hicks & wife, Anita and Gary Hicks; 23 grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and friends.
Pallbearers were her sons and grandsons. Visitation was Saturday, August 3rd at Farrar Funeral Home.
Online messages for the family may be left at farrarfuneralhomeonline.com.