Edith Finney

Published 4:34 pm Monday, November 25, 2019

Edith Finney, 94, of Elizabethton, passed away on Saturday, November 23, 2019, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital. She was a daughter of the late Parker G. and Nettie Cable Main and was born on February 11, 1925 in Butler, Tenn. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Delmer Finney, and three brothers, Edgar “Bud” Main, W.K. “Bob” Main and Parker G. Main Jr.
Edith was a happy and caring person who was always ready to help others in need. She was a long-time member of Sims Hill Christian Church who regularly attended all of the services and activities as long as her health permitted. She was also a member of the Carter County Humane Society for over 20 years.
Edith loved being a homemaker and was known for her cozy and inviting home that she always enjoyed decorating for the holidays. She loved gardening and was proud of preserving the vegetables that she had grown. She was blessed to have many friends and enjoyed life.
Those left to cherish her memory include two sisters, Stella Tester of Elizabethton and Mary Jo Laws of Butler; a niece, Penny White of Elizabethton; a nephew, Larry Finney of Elizabethton; special friends and relatives including Peggy Davenport, Shelia Woods, Mack and Linda Henry, Bill and Sharron Hampton; and other nieces, nephews and cousins who were all special to Edith.
A service to celebrate the life of Edith Finney will be conducted at 7 p.m. Tuesday, November 26, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, with Mr. Brett Jones, minister, officiating. Music will be under the direction of Mrs. Sheila Woods. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, prior to the funeral service. The graveside service and interment will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday, November 27, at the Whitehead Cemetery in Butler. Active pallbearers will be selected from the men of Sims Hill Christian Church. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 12:50 p.m. Wednesday for the graveside service. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to the Carter County Humane Society, P.O. Box 134, Elizabethton, TN 37644 or the Sims Hill Christian Church Building Fund, Attn: Jimmy Cole, 206 Sims Hill Road, Elizabethton, TN 37643. Online condolences may be shared with the family on our website, www.tetrickfuneralhome.com
Edith and her family are in the care of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton. Office: (423) 542-2232. Service Information and Obituary Line: (423) 543-4917.

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