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Velma Finney

Thursday, January 13, 2005

Born 7-4-1916 -- Died 1-3-2005

Graveside services for Velma Finney, 83, of West Plains, Mo. were at Jan. 11, 2005 at the Thayer Cemetery with Ivie Powell officiating under the direction of the Crater Funeral Home.

She was born the daughter of the late James W. Johnson and Effie Brazeal Johnson, on April 4, 1921 in Thayer, Missouri and died January 8, 2005 in West Plains, Missouri at the age of 83 years.

She is survived by one son J.D. Burr of Tulsa, Ok; one brother, Evert Johnson and wife, Ruby of West Plains, Missouri; six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; two nephews, Bill and Joe and one niece, Denise.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Jackie Hatcher; one brother, Dow Johnson; one sister Icie Reef; one half sister, Annie Bell and one half brother Stedman Johnson.

She was a homemaker and was employed by Boeing air Craft in Los Angles, California fro several years.

She was a member of the Curry Street Church of Christ in West Plains, Mo.

Burial will be in the Thayer Cemetery under the direction of the Carter Funeral Home, Thayer.