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Obituary: Marie Keltner Finn, 89


Mrs. Finn was a member of the Glens Fork United Methodist Church and of a large, highly respected Adair County family. She was active in business in Adair County as owner of The Fabric Shop and worked for many years at Waggener-Walker Newspapers. She will be remembered for her grace, poise, and the warmth of her beautiful smile

Marie Keltner Finn, 89, of Bowling Green, KY, formerly of the Glens Fork Community, passed away Friday, August 22, 2008, at Britthaven Nursing Home in Bowling Green, KY.

The funeral service was Monday, August 25, 2008, at 1:00pmCT, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg ST., Columbia, KY, with Bro. Sam Burris the officiating clergy. Interment will be in Columbia Cemetery. The family requests visiting after 10:00amCT, Monday, August 25, 2008, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.

She was the daughter of the late Thomas Alfred and Montrie Blydes Keltner of Adair County, KY. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Finn, on May 1, 1989. She is survived by the following:
  • One son: Harold Finn, Bowling Green, KY

  • Two brothers: George Keltner, Columbia, KY; and Carl Keltner, Glasgow, KY

  • One sister: Mazetta Hatcher, Bowling Green, KY

  • Two grandchildren: Danny Finn and Jackie Burns, both of Bowling Green, KY

  • Three great grandchildren: Elizabeth, Jacob, and Matthew
She was preceded in death by one son, Donnie Finn, on August 8, 1999; by two brothers, Rollin Keltner and Jesse Keltner; and by one sister, Mary Keltner.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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