A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at Tranquil United Methodist Church in Wren with Bro. Harrison Upshaw and Bro. Paul Raley officiating.
Survivors include his mother, Mary Armon Finley Gilliland of Wren; three sisters, Patricia Ann Hooser (Stuart) of Germantown, Tenn., Barbara Jean Oliver (Glenn) of Tupelo and Mary Susan Hannah (Brian) of Ponchatoula, La.; one stepsister, Jan Switzer (Ricky) of Irving, Texas; one stepbrother, Ronald Gilliland (Shirley) of Center, Texas; one uncle, Horace Finley (Dot) of Wren; and a host of nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Billy Frank Finley; stepfather, Edward Gilliland; and his grandparents, Frank and Nannie Mae Finley and Tom and Geneva Wood.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Tranquil United Methodist Church, 22515 Highway 45 North, Aberdeen, MS 39730.