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Church, Finley, E.

D : 12/25/2004

Posted on 12/27/2004

Mr. Finley E. Church, age 72, of 158 Calloway Road, Boone, died Saturday morning, December 25, 2004, at home.

He was born December 4, 1932, in Foscoe, Watauga County, to the late Charlie Spencer and Etta Gragg Church.

Mr. Church was retired from property services at Hound Ears Resort. He was a member of Foscoe Christian Church.

Survivors include his wife, Ann Harris Church and one son, Spencer Church, both of the home; two daughters, Pam Smith and husband, Harvey, of Boone and Lori Bristle and husband, T.J., of Waynesville; one granddaughter, Ashlyn Bristle of Waynesville; three grandsons, Josh Church of Wilmington; Ryan Bristle of Waynesville and Aaron Smith of Boone; his twin brother, Wendell Church and wife, Marbeth, of Boone. He is also survived by a number of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Sandra Shaw; two sisters, Miss Exie Church and Mrs. O.V. Porch and three brothers, Charlie Church, George Church and Jack Church.

Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday morning at 11 o’clock at Foscoe Christian Church. The body will lie in state at the church from 10 until 11 a.m. Officiating will be minister Lance Hostetter. Burial will follow in the Foscoe Cemetery.

The family will receive friends this evening (Monday) from 6 until 9 p.m. at Hampton Funeral Service.

Hampton Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.