Virginia “JoAnn” Finchum, age 77 of Jackson, passed away Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at her home. She was born June 13, 1938 daughter of Raymond and Onis Clingingsmith Sides. She and Manuel Finchum were married May 23, 1959.

JoAnn was an active member of New Bethel Baptist Church near Pocahontas where she was a door greeter and a member of the Senior Adult Group. She worked at International Shoe Factory in Jackson for 33 years and Rubbermaid in Jackson for 15 years.

Loving survivors include 3 daughters, Debbie Mitchell of Jackson, Donna Brown of Garland, TX and Tina Price of Jackson; 6 grandchildren, Anthony Mitchell, Keisha, Devin and Tyler Brown, Travis and Makayla Price; 3 brothers and 4 sisters, Zelma Robison of Jackson, Richard (LaDora) Sides of Jackson, Don (June) Sides of Pocahontas, Pat (Wilson) Craft of Jackson, Shirley Kester of Jackson, Jerry (Linda) Sides of Pocahontas and Joyce (Randy) Newell of Oak Ridge.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her loving husband, Manuel Finchum.

Visitation will be 4-8 pm Friday, March 18, 2016 at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson. The funeral service will be 11 am Saturday, March 19, 2016 at the funeral home with Rev Don Slatton officiating. Burial will follow at New Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery near Pocahontas.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to New Bethel Baptist Church.

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  1. Diane (Dunn) Glaus

    Tina, I’m so sorry for your family’s loss. Your mother was a beautiful lady with a friendly and welcoming smile. Our thoughts & prayers to you and your family at this time.

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