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Pauline Esterlee Finney

Friday, January 23, 2004

Pauline Esterlee Finney, 85, of Advance, formerly of Bell City, was born Sept. 4, 1918, at Obion, Tenn., the daughter of the late Johnny Lee and Pearl Hudson Mobbs, and died Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.

She was a homemaker, a member of the Bell City General Baptist Church and a member of the Bell City Senior Citizens Organization.

She and Raymond "Goob" Finney were united in marriage on Sept. 4, 1937, at Portageville, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 5, 1974.

Survivors include two sons, Curtis Lee Finney of Bloomfield and William "Pete" Hudson Finney of Bell City; three daughters, Mildred Gregory of Benton, Geraldine Flanigan of Oran and Deborah Hendrix of Bell City; one brother, Hudson Mobbs of Chicago, Ill.; one sister, Margie Lucey of Cape Girardeau; 25 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one brother, John Mobbs.

Visitation was held from 9-11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 23, 2004, at General Baptist Church in Bell City.

Funeral services were conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 23, 2004, at General Baptist Church in Bell City with Rev. Mike Triplett officiating.

Interment followed in the Bell City Cemetery.

Morgan Funeral Home in Advance was in charge of arrangements.

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