February 14, 1942 - January 4, 2021
Glenda Faye Finley Gantt Pickens, South Carolina Glenda Faye Finley Gantt, age 78 of Pickens, passed away on January 4th, 2021 at Cottingham Hospice House due to complications from a previous heart attack. Glenda, better known as Chinna to those who loved and knew her well, was born on February 14th, 1942 in Pickens, South Carolina. She graduated from Pickens High School in 1961 and spent most of her life working as a receptionist. At age 34, when tragedy struck the family, Chinna took in her brother's children 2 nieces and 2 nephews; Roger Finley, Tammy Trotter, Mickey Finley, and Dawn Finley. Raising her from age 9, Chinna became remarkably close with Dawn, even helping to raise Dawn's two girls Brittany and Lauren like her own grandchildren. Chinna spent most of her free time with family and friends. She was a member of Blue Ridge View Baptist Church and a lover of gospel music and the Gather Vocal Band. She is survived by her daughter Dawn Finley and granddaughters Brittany and Lauren Williams. Her nephew Roger Finley (and wife Zane Finley), niece Tammy Trotter (and husband Keith Trotter), and nephew Mickey Finley (and wife Glenda Finley). Other close loved ones she wanted to be mentioned are her niece Lisa Elkins, her great-nephew Austin Mulkey, and her life-long friend Patsy Martin. She is preceded in death by her parents Raymond & Ada Finley, 3 brothers, and 4 sisters. She was the last of her siblings to pass. A family hosted visitation will be held Saturday, January 16th, 2021 from 1-2 pm. The memorial service will follow at 2 pm with Pastor Stuart Houston officiating the service. Visitation and memorial service will be held at Blue Ridge View Baptist Church located at 745 Wolf Creek Road, Pickens, SC 29671. Memorials may be sent to the family at 123 Sharky Drive, Easley, SC 29640. The family would like to thank the Cottingham Hospice House and the around the clock nurses that helped make Chinna extremely comfortable in her final weeks. The family also wishes to extend our sincere thanks for all expressions of sympathy and acts of kindness shown during this hard time. Mountain View Funeral Home is serving the Gantt family.
Glenda Faye Finley Gantt Pickens, South Carolina Glenda Faye Finley Gantt, age 78 of Pickens, passed away on January 4th, 2021 at Cottingham Hospice House due to complications from a previous heart attack. Glenda, better known as Chinna to... View Obituary & Service Information
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Glenda Faye Finley Gantt
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