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Ida Mae Beck Finney
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Obituary for Ida Mae Beck Finney

Ida Mae Beck Finney, age 89 of Dry Fork, VA went to be with her Lord and Savior, Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at her residence. She was born in Raleigh County, WV to the late Robert J. Beck and the late Edna Ward Beck. Ida Mae was married to the late James Edward Finney. She was a wonderful mother to her family and to countless others. Ida Mae was a member of Harmony United Methodist Church for over sixty years where she served as treasurer of the church, choir member and she also belonged to the Cascade Village Homemakers Club. Ida Mae had worked for Transco as a meter reader.

Ida Mae is survived by three daughters, Janice Cooke (Al) of Warrenton, VA, Jo Anne Schwarz (Walt) of Pittsburgh, PA and Jeanette Williams (Johnny) of Danville; a daughter-in-law Jennie Finney; four sons, James Finney (Neda) of Dry Fork, Jackie Finney (Lynne) of Mebane, NC, Jeffrey Finney (Melinda) of Danville and John Finney (Joan) of Dry Fork; three sisters, Dorothy Kidd (Malcolm) of Dry Fork, Carol McDowell (John) of Norfolk, VA and Emily Hill of Dry Fork; four brothers, Robert Beck of Dry Fork, Jeff Beck (Barbara) of Danville, Harvey Beck (Mary Lou) of Dry Fork and Donald Beck (Steve) of IN, fourteen grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband she was predeceased by a son, Jerry Finney, a sister Frances Yeatts and a grandson, Joshua Finney.

The family would like to thank her special caregivers, Queenie Womack and Maria Rodgers.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m., Thursday, September 13, 2018 at Norris Funeral Services, Inc., West End Chapel, 511 Church Ave., Danville, VA 24541 with the Rev. Robert Hardy officiating. Interment will follow at Danville Memorial Gardens, Danville, VA.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. till 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at Norris Funeral Services, West End Chapel and other times at the residence.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Harmony UMC at 227 Olde Shoppe Rd., Dry Fork, VA 24549, Tunstall Volunteer Fire & Rescue, Inc., 740 Tunstall High Rd., Dry Fork, VA 24549 or the charity of your choice.

Norris Funeral Services, Inc. and Crematory, West End Chapel, 511 Church Ave. Danville is serving the Finney family. Online condolences may be made at

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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - West End Chapel

511 Church Avenue
Danville, Virginia 24541





11:00 AM
Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - West End Chapel

511 Church Avenue
Danville, Virginia 24541

Memorial Contribution

Harmony UMC

227 Olde Shoppe Rd.
Dry Fork, VA 24549

Tunstall Volunteer Fire & Rescue, Inc.

P.O. Box 575
Danville, VA 24543

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