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Vita Blanche Finchum
June 05, 1936 - September 14, 2010
Birthplace: Sevier County, Tennessee
Resided In: Sevierville Tennessee USA
Visitation: September 15, 2010
Service: September 15, 2010
Cemetery: Boyd's Creek Cemetery
Vita Blanche Murrell Finchum, age 74 of Sevierville, went to be with her Lord on Tuesday, September 14, 2010. She was a member of Boyd’s Creek Baptist Church and was the co-founder of Finchum & Sons Flooring Company.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 56 years James Ralph Finchum, Sr. and her parents Glen and Ruth Murrell.
Mrs. Finchum is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law James Ralph, Jr. and Kay Finchum, Larry and Bonnie Finchum; daughter Deborah Finchum; daughter and son-in-law Katherine “Kitten” and Luis Rivera; grandchildren Anthony Wilson (wife Emily), Brandy Floyd (husband Jason), Vita Rishelle Shaw (husband Sam), Lucius Finchum (wife Ashley), Lacie Dorsey (husband Craig), Jessica Peterson, and Aretha Wilson; ten great-grandchildren; brother Glen Dale Murrell and wife Ruth Helen; sister Norma Jean Cate and husband Thurmond; sister Arlene Sneed and husband Larry; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law J.W. Finchum, Imogene Fain, Hobart and Jenny Finchum, Carolyn Finchum, Karen Finchum, Harold “Dink” and Joanne Finchum, Anna “Bonnie” Finchum, and Jerry and Judy Finchum; several nieces and nephews.
A very special thank you to her loving caregivers Sheila Ray and Dorothy Bentley and the staff of Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center, Knoxville.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers memorials be made to the Boyd’s Creek Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 4041, Sevierville, TN, 37864.
The family will receive friends 5-7 PM Wednesday, September 15th with funeral service to follow at 7 PM at Boyd’s Creek Baptist Church. Revs. Clay Sutton, Bill Stephens, Jr. and Terry Parton will officiate. The body will lie-in-state 2-5 PM Wednesday at the church. Graveside service and interment will be 12 noon Thursday in Boyd’s Creek Cemetery. Arrangements by Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville. (www.atchleyfuneralhome.com)