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Obituaries posted in the Thursday January 8, 1987 issues of the following newspapers: The State/Columbia, SC., The News and Courier, Charleston, SC., and the Florence Morning News. The following obit is from the Florence Morning News and has the same information as the other two obituaries, but is a little more informative.

Mildred Finklea

Pamplico--Funeral services for Mrs Mildred Haselden Finklea will be at 11 am Friday in First Baptist Church. Burial will be in Woodside Cemetery, directed by Cain Funeral Home of Florence.

Mrs Finklea, 70, died Tuesday in a Florence hospital of an apparent heart attack.

She was born in Dillon County, a daughter of the late Hampton Berry and Mary Beulah Allen Haselden. She was the widow of A G Finklea. She was a registered nurse who worked at McLeod Infirmary and with the late Dr George Smith and Drs Cutler and Boysia of Florence before she retired. She was a member of First Baptist Church and was worthy matron of the Order of the Eastern star of Pamplico. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs Oliver Head of Chadda Ford, Pa.; a son, the Rev A G Finklea, II of Cades; a sister, Mrs M L Dail of Wilmington, NC.; and three grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the church or American Heart Association. The family will be at the home in Pamplico and will receive friends from 7 to 9 pm Thursday in the funeral home.

(Bulletin from the funeral service lists Rev Terry Wilson and Rev Lyn Anderson officiating, organist Mrs Lynn Fitch, active pallbearers LaVerne Ard, Joe Eaddy, John G Campbell, Terry Evans, Robert H Cox, and Robert W Finklea).

Submitted by Carolyn Klear, 12 Jan 2003.


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