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Melvin Finney

September 16, 1936 November 22, 2018
Melvin Finney
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Obituary for Melvin Finney

Melvin Finney, 82 of Herrin, passed away 8:20 a.m. Thanksgiving morning, November 22, 2018 at the Herrin Hospital.

Melvin pastored many small churches through the years and served as the Praise and Worship Leader at various churches. He loved to preach and teach the word. He was also a retired coal miner having last worked at Old Ben # 25 in West Frankfort, IL.

He currently attends and is a member of Southern Illinois Worship Center in Herrin.

He was a member of the United Mine Workers of America and the International Ministerial Association.

Melvin was born September 16, 1936 in Herrin, IL to Elmer and Mary (Story) Finney.

Melvin was united in marriage with Linda J. Bandy on February 5, 1955 in Corinth, MS.

Surviving are his wife of almost 64 years, Linda Finney of Herrin; daughter, Sherri Moake and her husband, Pete of Johnston City; son, Russell M. Finney and his wife, Carla of Tucson, AZ; former daughter-in-law, Rose Finney of Johnston City; four grandchildren, Alicia Lasswell, Jennifer (Nick) Johnson, Denelle Moake. Mindy Finney; two great granddaughters, Stormi and Summer Simmons; brother, Don Finney of Herrin and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Services will be 1:30 p.m. Sunday, November 25, 2018 at Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home in Herrin with Rev. Jason McKinnies and Rev. Don Colson officiating. Visitation will be from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be in Herrin City Cemetery in Herrin.


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Visitation

Sunday

25

Nov

11:30 AM 11/25/2018 11:30:00 AM - 1:30 PM 11/25/2018 1:30:00 PM
Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home

2704 South Park Avenue
Herrin, IL 62948

Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home
2704 South Park Avenue Herrin 62948 IL
United States

Service

Sunday

25

Nov

1:30 PM 11/25/2018 1:30:00 PM
Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home

2704 South Park Avenue
Herrin, IL 62948

Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home
2704 South Park Avenue Herrin 62948 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Herrin City Cemetery Final Resting Place

Stotlar & Bandyville Road
Herrin, IL 62948

Stotlar & Bandyville Road Herrin 62948 IL
United States
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