Finley, Amos D. "Jim"

Male 1937 - 2007  (70 years)


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  • Name Finley, Amos D. "Jim" 
    Nickname Jim 
    Born 24 Aug 1937  Elizabeth, Fulton, Arkansas, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Oct 2007  Erie, Neosho, Kansas, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID I225  Krieger - Lawrence
    Last Modified 9 Nov 2008 

    Father Finley, Clifton D.,   b. 9 Mar 1909, Elizabeth, Fulton, Arkansas, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1986, Savonburg, Allen, Kansas, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Comstock, Tressie,   b. 25 Feb 1913, Arkansas, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 18 Aug 1932  Mountain Home, Baxter, Arkansas, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F512  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Holder, Pauline 
    Children 
    +1. Finley, Melinda
     2. Finley, Alvin Dale
    Last Modified 19 Oct 2008 
    Family ID F513  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Waltermire, Trula 
    Children 
    +1. Finley, Terry Lynn
    +2. Finley, Teresa Lea
    +3. Finley, Rebecca Mae
    Last Modified 19 Oct 2008 
    Family ID F903  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Aug 1937 - Elizabeth, Fulton, Arkansas, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Oct 2007 - Erie, Neosho, Kansas, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S22] Social Security Death Index Record, Number: 490-40-0824;Issue State: Missouri;Issue Date: 1954 (Reliability: 3), 12 Jul 2008.
      Name:  Amos D. Finley
      SSN: 490-40-0824
      Last Residence: 66733  Erie, Neosho, Kansas
      Born: 24 Aug 1937
      Last Benefit: 66733  Erie, Neosho, Kansas
      Died: 12 Oct 2007
      State (Year) SSN issued: Missouri (1954 )

    2. [S33] Parsons Sun, Kansas. Erie., (http://www.parsonssun.com/:), "Obituaries," 17 Oct 2007, online archives (http://par.live.mediaspanonline.com/Article/obits_101707). (Reliability: 3), 17 Oct 2007.
      Amos 'Jim' Finley

      ERIE - Amos "Jim" Finley, 70, of rural Erie passed away Friday, Oct. 12, 2007, at his home.

      He was born on Aug. 24, 1937, in Elizabeth, Ark., the son of Clifton D. Finley and Tressie A (Comstock) Finley.

      The family moved to Charleston, Mo., in 1944 and he lived there until going into the United States Army in 1955, serving in Battery A of the 267th Field Artillery and being stationed in Babberhausen, Germany. In 1959 he married Trula Waltermire and she survives of the home.

      Their children are a son, Terry L. Finley of Stark; two daughters, Teresa Lea Kephart and her husband, Sam, of Yucaipa, Calif., and Rebecca May Davied and her husband, Mike, of Arma; children from a previous marriage is a daughter, Melinda Wall and son, Alvin Dale Watwood, both of Oklahoma City, Okla.; five grandchildren, Cole Kephart, Kelsey Wilson, Khristen Dwyer, Aaron Finley and David Wall; three great-grandchildren; his mother, Tressie Finley, of rural Erie; a sister, Hazel Perry of Columbia, Mo.; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

      He was preceded in death by his father, Clifton Finley; a brother, Neal Finley; a sister, Lillian Faye; a granddaughter, Kristina Wall; and a niece, Donna Kay Perry.

      Jim spent most of his adult years driving and retired from Ruan Transport in 1990. He also had livestock and enjoyed working on CAT dozers. He enjoyed being with his family and working on the farm.

      He was cremated and he requested no formal services be held. A family ceremony will be held at a later date.

      Memorial contributions may be made to Blessed Hope Bible Baptist Church that he attended or the Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice.

      Penwell Gable Johnson Chapel is in charge of arrangements.