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Zelma R. Bush Finley

March 1, 1917 ~ July 14, 2017 (age 100)

Mrs. Zelma R. Bush Finley was born March 1, 1917 in Drewry, Alabama.  She was one of twelve children in the family.  All of her siblings preceded her in death.  She was married to the late Adolphus Finley, Sr.  They did not have any children together, but is survived by their adopted son, Adolphus Finley, Jr., St. Petersburg, FL.

            Mrs. Finley attended grade school in her community in Alabama and at an early age joined the Daily Hill Baptist Church of Drewry, AL.  She moved to Ocala as a young adult where she joined the Greater Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church and served for many years as an usher.  She was a domestic worker and was employed by the Moxon Family where she worked for many years.

            She is survived by a host of relatives and friends.  One dear friend is Mr. Henry Moxon, who ensured that her medical and other needs were met and she was properly cared for during her latter years.  Her nephews include:  Johnny (Elma) Bush, Monroeville, AL; Charles (Marian) Stallworth, Riverdale, GA; John (Josephine) Stallworth, Birmingham, AL; Joseph (Saddie) Stallworth, Pickens, MS; Charlie (Marilyn) Bush, Houston, TX and Lloyd Bush, Houston, TX.

            Mrs. Finley was a sweet, loving and caring person and will be sorely missed all who knew her.


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