Geraldine Finch

Geraldine Finch

Geraldine Yeatman Finch passed away on April 7, 2014 at her home in Crossett.

Born April 7, 1926 at the Old Crossett Camp, she moved to Crossett as a youth when the camp was closed.

She was a homemaker, loved to work in her yard, read, and spend time with her family. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Crossett.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William E. “Bill” Finch; her parents, Ludie and Lydia Arnold Yeatman; brothers, Robert Yeatman, Archie “Bucky” Yeatman; and sisters, Maxine Y. Elliott and Francine Y. Morgan.

She is survived one daughter, Elizabeth Ann Brooks Laney of Crossett; two sons, John Charles “Sonny” Brooks (Elizabeth) and James E. “Jim” Brooks (Sheri), all of Crossett; one step-son, William E. Finch Jr. (Betty) of Water Valley, Miss. and one brother, William Yeatman (Becky) of Warner Robbins, Ga.

She is also survived by eight grandchildren, Sarah Brooks Couthren (Taylor) of Clarksdale, Miss., John C. Brooks Jr. (Stephanie) of Crossett, Kara Brooks Greiner (Jay) of Greenbrier, James Bryson Brooks of Greenbrier, Tannie Courson (Larry) of Sterlington, La. Miranda Gray of Walker, La., Kelsey Jade Brooks of Crossett, Lynn Finch of Harahan, La.; and seven great grandchildren, Brooks Couthren, Peyton and Brody Greiner, Drake and Kason Brooks, Skyler Courson and Aubrie Jo Gray, along with numerous nieces and nephews and other loved ones.

Graveside services will be held April 9 at 2 p.m., at Lakewood Cemetery under the direction of Jones Funeral Home of Crossett.

Memorials may be made to:

Hospice Home Care
455 W. Gaines
Monticello, AR 71655

Crossett Public Library
1700 Main
Crossett, AR 71635

First Baptist Church
701 Main
Crossett, AR 71635

or a charity of the donor’s choice.