Funeral services for Ray Story Finchum, 70, were held Monday at 2 p.m. in the Bethel Baptist Church. Rev. Robert Fields, Amarillo, officiated, assisted by Rev. O.L. DeWees, Afton and Rev. Donnie Miller, Lubbock.
A retired farmer, Mr. Finchum was dead on arrival at Crosbyton Hospital following an apparent heart attack on November 15. A resident of Dickens County since 1915, he had lived in Spur since 1968. He was a member of the Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Eula Finchum, Spur; 6 step-sons, Clifford Clay, Austin, Claude Hairgrove, Lubbock, Lorrell Hairgrove, San Bernadino, CA; Wilburn Hairgrove, San Luis Obispo, CA; Glenn Hairgrove, Arlington and Doyle Hairgrove, Euless; three sisters, Mrs. Maudie Connally, Dickens, Mrs. Ruth Clark, Dumas and Mrs. Bonnie LaRue, Crockett; 16 grandchildren, 7 grandchildren.
Pallbearers included Junior Hagins, Doyle King, Abb Smith, Alvis Bilberry, Alvis Lee and Robert Hahn.
Burial was in the Spur Cemetery.
©The Texas Spur, November 20, 1975From the records of Lillian Grace Nay; transcribed by Kay Laster
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