Garlin Finch - Leachville

Wednesday, January 2, 2002

Garlin Finch, 91, of Leachville died Monday, Dec. 24, 2001, at Monette Manor. He was a retired farmer and of the Pentecost belief. Finch was born in Black Oak and had lived in the Buffalo Island area most of his life.

He is survived by six daughters, Lill Miller of Leachville, Ruby Shepard of Dowagiac, Mich., Betty Kelems of Lake City, Shirley Pate of Paragould, Carolyn Douglas of Lake City, and Judy Tackett of Decatur, Mich.; 21 grandchildren, 46 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Doris Finch, and a son, Rayneil Finch, two sisters, and six brothers.

The funeral will be conducted later at Hartford, Mich. Gregg Funeral Home of Monette is in charge of the arrangements. Visitation was held Wednesday evening at the Gregg Funeral Home of Monette.