2013-08-22 / Obituaries


Laura Croom Rivers Finlay, 80, a resident of Gainestown, Clarke County, died Aug. 13, 2013.

She was born April 19, 1933 at Montgomery, the daughter of Dr. Thurston Donnell Rivers and Laura Croom Hill Rivers

She attended Hollins College, Hollins, Virginia for two years and received a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Mississippi.

Survivors include her husband Louis Malone Finlay Jr., Gainestown, a daughter, Elizabeth Finlay Vingi, Charleston, South Carolina, a son Robert Croom Finlay, Mobile; four grandchildren: Marshall Callaway Vingi, William Rivers Vingi, Louis Malone Vingi all of Charleston and Logan Hart Finlay, Mobile.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her sister Elizabeth Donnell Rivers Gilmore.

The service was Aug. 16 at the Parish House of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church with a memorial service following at 4:00 o’clock in the church.

Memorials may be made to St. Peter’s Episcopal Church or to a charity of your own choosing.

An online guestbook may be signed at www.lathanfuneralhomes.com.


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