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James "Jim" Cleo Finley Sr.

Obituary James "Jim" Cleo Finley, Sr., 76, of Tompkinsville, went to be with his Lord on Monday, February 15, 2016 at his home.He was born June 5, 1939 in Monroe County, KY to the late Cleo Finley and Nell Proffitt Finley. He was a retired truck driver, a farmer and a member of Mill Creek Baptist Church. He was united in marriage on January 30, 1960 to the former Demetra Ford.He is survived by his wife: Demetra Ford Finley, of Tompkinsville, one son: James C. "Jimbo" Finley, Jr. and wife Cathy of Burkesville, two grandchildren: Kalee Mullican and husband Paul and James C. Finley III "Trey" all of Smithville, TN and a special niece: Tracy Ford Murphy of Tompkinsville, brothers-in-law: Bill Blythe of Mooresville, IN, Leon Ford and wife Dit of Alabama and Larry Ford of Haines City, FL.In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one son: Joseph Finley, one brother: Charles Clay Finley and one sister: Ann Blythe.Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, February 18 at 1:00 PM at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville with burial to follow in Monroe County Memorial Lawn.Visitation will be from 4:00 to 8:00 PM on Wednesday and after 7:30 AM on Thursday at Strode Funeral Home in Tompkinsville.Memorials are suggested to American Heart Association or Mill Creek Relay for Life Team. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of James "Jim" Cleo Finley Sr. please visit our Sympathy Store. Cemetery Details Monroe County Memorial Lawn Monroe County Memorial Lawn KY, Visitation FEB 17. 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM (CST) Strode Funeral Home - Tompkinsville 204 Columbia AvenueTompkinsville, KY, 42167cody.bell@strodefuneralhome.com Visitation FEB 18. 7:30 AM - 1:00 PM (CST) Strode Funeral Home - Tompkinsville 204 Columbia AvenueTompkinsville, KY, 42167cody.bell@strodefuneralhome.com Service FEB 18. 1:00 PM (CST) Strode Funeral Home - Tompkinsville 204 Columbia AvenueTompkinsville, KY, 42167cody.bell@strodefuneralhome.com To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of James "Jim" Cleo Finley Sr., please visit our floral store.

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Demetria and family. So sorry for your loss. Jim will be remembered by everyone who knew him. Prayers for everyone.

Jane Stanford Mar 29 2016 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of James "Jim" Cleo Finley Sr.

jack and carol barrett Feb 18 2016 12:00 AM

So sorry For your loss..Demetria and I talked alot after I lost my son.She helped me get through some bad days.PRAYERS FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY..

Teresa dodson Feb 18 2016 12:00 AM

MRS. FINLEY, IM SO SORRY ABOUT THE LOSS OF JIM.... HE WAS A NICE MAN, HE WAS A FRIEND OF MY DADS... HE WILL BE MISSED.... JOHN POLSTON

JOHN POLSTON Feb 18 2016 12:00 AM