Services Conducted for J.F. FinchumFuneral services for James Francis Finchum, who passed away Saturday, May 15, were conducted Sunday, May 16, at the Dickens Baptist Church. Rev. Victor Crabtree was assisted by Rev. Bob Ethridge in officiating.
Finchum was born Jan. 11, 1872 in Kaufman and in 1913 they came to Dickens County from Cottle Co. Finchum was converted in 1916 and joined the Methodist Church.
Pallbearers were Ernest Scott, Homer Jackson, Fred Arrington, Robert Reynolds, Johnnie Koonsman and Cleo Rogers.
Survivors include a son, Ray of Dickens, six daughters: Hattie Youngblood of Red Springs, TX, Maude Conaway of Dickens, Jerbell Rice of Wellington, Jessie Luman of Muleshoe, Ruth Clark of Dumas and Bonnie LaRue of Dumas. Two brothers, Tom of Panhandle, Ross of Greenville; one sister, Mrs. J.M. Johnston of Clarendon; a daughter-in-law, Mrs. Juanita Lester of Spur; 22 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren. A son, Henry preceded him in death on Feb. 10, 1954.
Interment was in the Dickens Cemetery with Chandler Funeral Home in charge of the burial.
©The Texas Spur, May 20, 1954
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