Jerry Finley

Monday, August 3, 2009

Jerry Raymond Finley, 71, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Scott City, died Thursday, July 30, 2009, at Cape Girardeau.

He was born Jan. 20, 1938, in Scott City to Oliver Thomas and Myrtle "Fern" Stephens Finley. He and Julie Ann Ivester were married Oct. 20, 1984, in Commerce, Mo.

Jerry was employed by Wal-Mart as a maintenance worker and door greeter. After he retired he worked at Bob Evans. He was a member of Maple United Methodist Church.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, Jason (Judy) Wilde of Jackson, Tim (Krystal) Finley of Scott City; a daughter, Melanie Wilde of Cape Girardeau; four brothers, Steve and Tom Finley of Scott City, Dick Finley of Arnold, Larry Finley of Poplar Bluff, Mo.; four sisters, Mary Ellen Culbertson of Chandler, Tenn., Margaret Gott and Kay Cotton of Scott City and Bobbie Gipson of Pine Bluff, Ark.; and three grandchildren, Elizabeth and Alex Dobbs and Laila Finley.

Friends may call from 4 p.m. to service time today at Maple United Methodist Church.

A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. today at the church, with the Rev. Jim Cooper officiating.

Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel of Scott City is in charge of arrangements.