Charles Emmett Finley of Donalds, SC passed away March 11 at the Abbeville County Hospital.
Charles was born at his grandmother Cleo Hammett's house in Honea Path, SC to Calvin Emmett Finley and Clara Hammett Finley.
He graduated from Ware Shoals High School in 1963. Charles was employed as a meat cutter. He was a member of Kings Chapel Methodist Church and Masonic Lodge #306, Ware Shoals.
Surving are his spouse, Barbara Jo Hopkins Finley; his sons: Michael Emmett Finley and Charles Rodney Finley of Donalds; his mother, Clara Hammett Finley of Ware Shoals; three brothers: Earle Michael Finley and Lewis Welborn Finley [Beth] of Ware Shoals; David Eugene Finley [Connie] of Route 2, Gray Court, SC.
He was predeceased by his father, Calvin Emmett Finley of Ware Shoals.
Sunday, April 14, 1985
The Index-Journal from Greenwood, South Carolina • Page 2
CHARLES EMMETT FINLEY WARE SHOALS Charles Emmett Finley, 41, of Donalds, husband of Mrs. Barbara Jo Hopkins Finley, died Thursday in Abbeville Memorial Hospital. Born in Anderson County, he was a son of Mrs. Clara Hammett Finley of Ware Shoals and of the late Calvin Emmett Finley. He was a retired meat cutter, and was a member of Kings Chapel United Methodist Church and of Ware Shoals Masonic Lodge, No. 306. Surviving in addition to his wife of the home and his mother; two sons, Michael Emmett Finley of the U. S. Army, and Charles Rodney Finley of the home : three brothers, Earle M. Finley of Ware Shoals, Lewis W. Finley of Tryon, Ga. and David E. Finley of Gaffney, S.C. ; and his maternal grandmother, Mrs. Cleo Hammett of Honea Path. Funeral services were Saturday at 2p.m. at Parker-White Funeral Home with the Rev. Truman Madden and the Rev. Kirk Hendricks officiating. Burial was in Greenwood Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to the Diabetic Association, Greenwood Chapter, in care of Mrs. Grubbs, Rt. 10, Box 46, Greenwood, S.C. 296445
Barbara Jo Hopkins Finley Bannister
1947–2002 (m. 1963)
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