Carla D. Finnicum, 57, of Gallipolis, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, on May 31, 2021 surrounded by her family at her residence. Carla was a devoted mother and loving wife who put the love of God and family before all else. Born June 2, 1963, in Gallipolis, she was the daughter of the late Carl Cheney and Sara (Baird) Cheney who survives in Gallipolis.
Over the years she attended the Church of God and Elizabeth Chapel. She started her career at G.C. Murphy Company in Gallipolis and then she moved on to Snowden State Farm Agency in Gallipolis. She then took a break from working to raise her two sons. Once her sons were older, she went to work in the business office at Holzer.
In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband, Paul D. Finnicum, whom she loved unconditionally and married on June 6, 1988, in Pembroke, Virginia, her two sons who she adored and was proud of, Johnn Paul Finnicum, of Columbus, and Joseph David Finnicum, of Gallipolis. Brothers, Carl Leonard (Liz) Cheney, of Dover, Delaware, Tim Cheney, of Gallipolis, Richard her twin (Brenda whom she thought of as a sister) Cheney, of Gallipolis, and Delman (Suzie) Cheney, of Gallipolis, three nieces, Jessica, Jennifer, and Brianna, a nephew, Sean, a great-nephew, Keagahn, a great-niece, Karlee, and a very special mother-in-law, Margaret Finnicum, also survive.
Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 5, 2021 for family and close friends in the Addison Reynolds Cemetery with Pastor Ted Nance officiating and interment will follow. The Cremeens-King Funeral Home, Gallipolis is entrusted with the arrangements.
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