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Edna Finch

February 14, 1921 — May 13, 2017

CLEVELAND - Edna Blackman Finch, age 96, of Cleveland, passed away on Saturday May 13, 2017 at the Bolivar Medical Center Long Term Care Facility in Cleveland, MS. 

The Finch family will receive friends Saturday, June 3, 2017 from 9:00 AM until 10:00 AM at Cleveland Funeral Home. A Memorial Service will follow at 10:00 AM in the Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel. Reginald Finch will officiate the service.

Edna was born on February 14, 1921 to Harold and Alice Stewart Blackman in Omaha, NE.  She married Reginald Marion Finch on August 31, 1968 in Tijuana, MX.  Edna was a professional dressmaker in the Bridal Industry.   

Edna was preceded in death by her parents--Harold and Alice Stewart Blackman, as well as her brothers— George Blackman, Hal Blackman, Ward Blackman; her sisters--June Blackman Jones, Florence Blackman Koudelka, Frances Blackman Lemon and her sister-in-law Tomsey Westermyer.

Edna is survived by Husband of 48 years, Reginald Finch of Cleveland, MS; Daughter, Alice (Dick) Enyart of Hollister, CA; Step-children, Rebecca Ann of Crighton, AL, Bonnie Crochet of Chickasaw, AL, Terry Lynn Finch of Salem, OR and Wesley (Jena) Finch of Covington, GA; Brother, Grant Blackman of Webb City, MO; Sister, Elaine Blackman Schewe of Des Moines, IA; Sister, Virginia Blackman Keaton of Wayne, NE; 2 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild.

Cleveland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online guest register may be viewed and signed at

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Saturday, June 3, 2017

9:00 - 10:00 am (Central time)

Delta Heights Memorial Gardens

MS-8, Cleveland, MS

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