7/26/12 — Grady C. Finney

Grady C. Finney age 86 of Hillsboro, Tennessee, passed away on July 23, 2012.
He was a retired Security Guard at Arnold Engineering Development Center (AEDC); a farmer; a World War II United States Army Military Police Veteran and member of the American Legion; 32 Degree Master Mason, Scottish Rite and member of Hillsboro Masonic Lodge # 382; member of the Order of Eastern Star; was currently serving on the Coffee County Road Commission; Scout Master of Troop 332; 4-H Volunteer; and member of the Hillsboro First United Methodist Church. He was a graduate of Manchester Central High School where he was a member of the football team.
He was an avid sports fan, especially of U.T. Football and the Atlanta Braves Baseball. Grady was also a long time supporter of A.A. where he mentorized and encouraged many who struggled and needed guidance and love in their lives. He is loved and will be missed by all.
He was preceded in death by his parents, the late William Milledge Finney and Sarah Bulah Brixey; brothers, Clarence and Burl; and sisters, Thelma, Lois, Louise and Stella.
He is survived by his loving wife, Mattie Bain Finney of Hillsboro, TN; sons, Roger Finney (Vickie), Norman Finney (Charlotte), and Greg Finney (Katherine); daughter, Elaine Weaver (Ray); twin sister, Grace Allman;grandchildren, Blake Finney, Jamie  &  John Weaver, Kellie Newman, Shanda Finney, Mandy Smith, Becky Pittman, and Alison Finney; great-grandchildren, Ryan Smith, Reuben & Lars Pittman, Lexie Kate Newman, Sarah & Elliott Weaver; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be on Wednesday evening, July 25, 2012 from 5:00 p.m.  until 9:00 p.m. 
The Masonic Service and Funeral Service will be on Thursday afternoon, July 26, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. from the Chapel of Central Funeral Home.
Burial to follow at the Rose Hill Memorial Gardens with Military Honors.  
Arrangements with CENTRAL FUNERAL HOME of Manchester, TN.