Blanche Finchum, age 76 of Sevierville, passed away Thursday January 31, 2013. She was a member of Jones Chapel Baptist Church and had worked 34 years at Cherokee Textile Mills.
She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Ellen Wright; brothers, Burl Wright, Frank Wright, Fred Wright, Shirley Wright; sons-in-law, Donnie Holbert, Mike Jessie.
Survivors include: Husband of 57 years: Virgil Finchum; Daughters and sons-in-law: Kay and Mike West, Faye and Jerry Parton, Ellen and Harold Ramsey; Grandchildren: Dawn and Larry Loveday, David and Jennifer Jessie, Marcus and Courtney Parton, Clayton Ramsey, Dawn and Jimmy Ball, Amber Ramsey; Great-grandchildren: Leah and Ally Loveday, Daxton Parton, Cody Ball, Jarrett Ball, Patrick Ball, Conner Ramsey; Sisters and brothers-in-law: Stella and Tom Maples, Emma and Ray McClure; Sisters-in-law: Mary Arwood, Ina Wright, Bernice Wright, Paulette Wright; Brother-in-law and sister-in-law: Kenneth and Mary Finchum; Several nieces and nephews.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to niece, Debbie Broyhill and sister-in-law, Mary Arwood for their loving care as well as the staff of Amedisys.
Memorial Donations may be made to Allen Cemetery c/o Steve Burchfiel 192 Flat Creek Rd, Sevierville, TN 37876.
The family will receive friends from 4-6PM Saturday with funeral service to follow at 6PM in the West Chapel of Atchley Funeral Home. Rev. Dan King officiating. Family and friends will meet 1PM Sunday at Allen Cemetery for interment. Arrangements by Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville.