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Finis DeWitt Medlin
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Birth: Dec. 17, 1905
Caruthersville
Pemiscot County
Missouri, USA
Death: Nov. 15, 1961
Caruthersville
Pemiscot County
Missouri, USA

Funeral services for Finis DeWitt Medlin were held November 17 in the H.S. Smith Funeral Home chapel with Rev. Floyd V. Brower officiating. Interment was in Maple cemetery.
Mr. Medlin was born in Caruthersville on December 17, 1905 and died at Pemiscot Memorial hospital on November 15, at the age of 55.
A son of the late Mathew and Hattie Medlin, he attended the Caruthersville schools. He was a member of the Methdist church and was engaged in truck driving and gin work.
His survivors are four brothers, Wilmer Medlin of Baderville, Mo., Jimmy Medlin of Deering, and Jack Medlin and Connie Medlin, both of Caruthersville; two sisters, Mrs. Cecile Christian of Caruthersville and Mrs. Mary Sue Jones of West Memphis, Ark;.
Pallbearers were George Watkins, Kelly McCoy, Jessie Carter, Roger Medlin, Don Medlin and Dave Thompson.
Democrat Argus - Caruthersville, Missouri - November 1961


Finis Medlin was born on December 17, 1905. His parents were Matthew Alexander Medlin (Gadsden Co., Tn) and Hattie Sue Branch Medlin (Haywood Co., Tn). His grandparents were James Medlin (North Carolina) and Mary L. Johns Medlin (Crockett Co., Tn) and John Needham Branch (Haywood Co., Tn) and Martha Alice Davis Branch (Brunswick Co., Va).
He moved to Missouri around 1915 with his parents and siblings. He was married to Eloise James Medlin, but was later divorced. He was a self employed truck driver.He was the oldest of 7 children. His siblings were Wilmer Branch Medlin, Cecile Katherine Medlin Christian, James "Jimmy" Medlin, Martha Laverne Medlin, Khuron "Connie" Medlin and Mary Sue Medlin Jones.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Matthew Alexander Medlin (1879 - 1946)
  Hattie Sue Branch Medlin (1876 - 1958)
 
 Siblings:
  Finis DeWitt Medlin (1905 - 1961)
  Wilmer Branch Medlin (1907 - 1993)*
  Cecile Katherine Medlin Christian (1909 - 1998)*
  James Van Buren Medlin (1912 - 2004)*
  Martha Laverne Medlin (1914 - 1918)*
  Woodrow Wilson Medlin (1916 - 1973)*
  Khuron Medlin (1919 - 1991)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Maple Cemetery
Caruthersville
Pemiscot County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: wanda
Record added: Sep 01, 2008
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