Edith Ellen (Hall) Finley, 96, of Conway, went to her Heavenly Home on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014.
She was born Aug. 7, 1917, in Washington County, Ark., the first child of William Berry Hall and Arvilla (Nickles) Hall.
In the early 1920s the Hall family and many other relatives moved to California to seek employment. Mrs. Finley grew up in Southern California. In 1957, she married Richard Lawrence Finley. She was a lifetime member of the Church of the Nazarene. As an accomplished pianist she served as church pianist for many years. In the late 1970s the Finleys along with 17 other family members moved "back home" to Arkansas settling in the Conway area.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a sister, Marguerite Ferguson of Conway; and a brother, Richard Hall of California.
Survivors who will miss her deeply are brother, Lawrence Hall of Barling, Ark.; sister, Joyce (Jim) Bushnell of Conway; sister-in-law, Virginia Howard of Oklahoma; and many friends, nieces, nephews, and their extended families.
Visitation will be from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, at Roller-McNutt Funeral Home in Conway, 501-327-7727.
Burial will be at noon Friday, Feb. 28, at Veterans Cemetery in Fort Smith, Ark., with the Rev. Phillip Blackburn officiating.
The family would like to extend sincere thanks and appreciation to Dr. Bart Throneberry and Staff, Employees of Trillium Park Retirement Home, Village Park Assisted Living, Salem Place Nursing Home and the Doctors and Nurses of Conway Regional Medical Center 3rd and 4th Floor South.
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Roller-Chenal Funeral Home
13801 Chenal Parkway Little Rock, AR 72211
Published in The Log Cabin Democrat from Feb. 26 to Mar. 5, 2014