Advanced Search

Obituaries & Death Notices

Bookmark and Share

Finger, Willa Faye -

Willa Faye Finger

Tullahoma - Funeral services for Mrs. Willa Faye Wesson Finger, age 90, of Tullahoma will be conducted at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at Tullahoma Funeral Home with Bro. Jim Fields officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family will be from 1:00 PM until 3:00 PM on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at the funeral home.

Willa Faye died peacefully, surrounded by the love of Jesus, family and friends on October 26, 2019. She was proceeded in death by her grandparents Herbert Alonzo and Mary Belle Van Hook; her husband O.M. Finger; her sons Don and Art Finger and daughter- in-law Brenda (Don). She is survived by daughter-in-law Susan (Art) Finger; grandchildren Matthew Finger and Meagan (James) Beasley and great-grandchildren Braxton and Haven Finger and Jett and Malea Beasley.

Willa Faye Wesson was born February 12, 1929 in Friendsville, TN and was raised by her Grandparents. She enjoyed roller skating with her girlfriends up and down the hills of the beautiful Northeast Tennessee countryside. As a cheerleader for the Friendsville Falcons, Willa Faye rallied the fans during the 1946 State Basketball Championship. Her first job at the Friendsville Grocery was perfect for her because she was always interested in other’s stories. She married the love of her life, Oscar Malcolm Finger, on March 11, 1950 They moved to Tullahoma in 1952 with baby Don. Art was born that same year and her greatest joy of being a wife and mother of two boys was fulfilled. When the boys were grown, she worked outside the home as a physician’s scheduler at Harton Hospital. Once Malcolm retired, they enjoyed travels to California, Nevada and points along the way. She was always happy, however, to return home to Tullahoma.

As a Charter member of Wesley Heights United Methodist Church, Willa Faye has always considered this church family as her own. She was a long-time children’s Sunday School teacher, active with Vacation Bible School, a member of the United Methodist Women, and a member of Gold and Silver Keens. She was loved by her church family as well as being an inspiration to many.

In Lieu of flowers:
United Methodist Women
Wesley Heights United Methodist Church
2101 E. Lincoln St.
Tullahoma, TN 37388

Services

Visitation
Starts: 10/30/19 at 1:00pm
Ends: 10/30/19 at 3:00pm
Tullahoma Funeral Home
Tullahoma, TN 37388

Funeral Service
Starts: 10/30/19 at 3:00pm
Ends: 10/30/19
Tullahoma Funeral Home
Tullahoma, TN 37388

Interment
Starts: 10/30/19 at 4:00pm
Rose Hill Memorial Gardens
Tullahoma, TN 37388

Tributes

Donita Finney says:

I worked with Mrs Wilma Faye at Harton many years ago. She was always a sweet and kind lady. So sorry to hear of her passing! Donita Hill Finney

Lori Winningham says:

I met Mrs. Finger at NHC. Our ladies from the church of Christ @Cedar Lane conduct a devotion every 2 weeks. She always attended and had such a sweet and gentle spirit. I know I can speak for all the Cedar Lane ladies in saying that she will be missed greatly. We offer you our heartfelt sympathy and prayers.

Loretta Welsh says:

I was friends with Willa Faye at Morning Pointe. She was a great lady! With sympathy, Loretta Welsh

Leave a tribute


Tullahoma Funeral Home
Tullahoma Funeral Home
401 Westside Drive
Tullahoma, TN 37388
(931)455-4567
http://www.tullahomafuneralhome.com/