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James Finchum, Sr. Obituary

James Ralph Finchum, Sr.
James Ralph Finchum, Sr.

December 3, 1933 - December 12, 2009
Born in Sevier County, Tennessee
Resided in Sevierville, TN


James Ralph Finchum, Sr., age 76 of Sevierville, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 12, 2009. He was a member and deacon of Boydâ,"s Creek Baptist Church and was the founder of Finchum & Sons Flooring Company.

He was preceded in death by his parents Aca Lonzo and Minnie Romines Finchum, brothers Oliver â,"Broadyâ, Finchum and Mayford Finchum, and sister Juanita Davenport.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years: Vita Blanche Murrell Finchum
Sons and Daughters-in-law: James Ralph, Jr. and Kay Finchum, Larry and Bonnie Finchum
Daughters and Sons-in-law: Deborah and Steve Rodgers, Katherine â,"Kittenâ, and Luis Rivera
Grandchildren: Anthony Wilson, Brandy Floyd, Vita Rishelle Rogers, Lucius Finchum, Lacie Finchum Dorsey, Jessica Peterson, and Aretha Wilson
10 Great Grandchildren
Sisters: Imogene Fain, Anna â,"Bonnieâ, Finchum
Brothers: J.W., Hobart, Harold â,"Dinkâ,, and Jerry Finchum

The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to the Boydâ,"s Creek Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 4041, Sevierville, Tennessee 37864.

The family will receive friends 4-7 PM Monday, December 14 at Boydâ,"s Creek Baptist Church with funeral service to follow with Rev. Bill Stephens, Jr. officiating. The body will lie-in-state 1-4 PM Monday at the church. Interment 12 PM Tuesday in Boydâ,"s Creek Cemetery. Arrangements by Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville. (



Boyd's Creek Baptist Church
1110 Boyd's Creek Road
Sevierville, TN US
Monday, December 14, 2009
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Boyd's Creek Baptist Church
Sunday, December 13, 2009
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Boyd's Creek Cemetery
Jim Fain Road
Sevierville, TN US
Tuesday, December 15, 2009
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM



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