Matha Lois Howard Finch

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Matha Lois Howard Finch

Brentwood, TN

Mrs. Finch went to be with our Lord on August 19, 2014 at the age of 84.

She is preceded in death by her beloved husband of almost 66 years, James Finch; parents, Mason and Minnie Howard; sisters, Lyndal Wilson and Delores Whately.

Mrs. Finch is survived by two daughters, Susan (Larry) Morton and Cindy (Ken) Madison, and three grandchildren, Jessica Morton, Ben Morton, and Josh Madison, as well as many nieces and a nephew.

Mrs. Finch was born in Holt, FL, moving to Pensacola, FL, Montgomery, AL and Nashville, TN with her husband in his railroad career. She was a loving Christian wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. She never met a stranger, had a great sense of humor, and enjoyed being with family and friends. She loved birthdays and holidays, always making everyone feel special. She was a member of Haywood Hills Baptist Church in Nashville before retiring back to Pensacola where she was a member of Olive Baptist Church. She loved her church and community. She was active in the East Hill Lodge Eastern Star in Pensacola. She worked outside the home for most of her life. The majority of her career was as office manager at Woodlawn Memorial Park.

The family wishes to express gratitude to the Caregivers at Brighton Gardens Assisted Living/Reminiscence for their compassion and care over the years. Also, thanks to Guardian Hospice for care in the last few months.

Visitation will be held on Friday, August 22, 2014 in Woodlawn Roesch-Patton Funeral Home's South Mausoleum Chapel, from twelve to one o'clock in the afternoon, followed by a funeral service at one o'clock, also in the South Mausoleum Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the .

Visit the online obituary: www.woodlawn-roesch-pattonfh.com

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Published in The Tennessean on Aug. 21, 2014
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