Sandra Nell Finley

CENTRALIA — Sandra Nell Finley, 68, of Centralia, passed away Tuesday, October 12, 2021, in her home surrounded by her loving family.

Sandra was born October 23, 1952, in Wamac, the daughter of Walter Sexton and Laura (Dugan) Sexton. She married Billy Finley on November 16, 2010, in Salem and he survives her in Centralia.

In addition to her loving husband Billy Finley, she is survived by five sons: Billy Finley, Jr. of Centralia, Richard Finley of Centralia, Mitchell Finley of Centralia, Jason Rhynes and wife Heather of Salem, and Allen Rhynes and wife Shauna of Central City; two daughters: Wendy Finley of Centralia and Cora Rhynes of Sandoval; twenty grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; one brother: Joe Sexton of Haines City, Florida; and one sister: Linn Sexton.

She was preceded in death by her parents: Walter and Laura Sexton; two sisters: Bertha Simonton and Sara “Mickey” Adams; and two brothers: Richard Sexton and Jerry Sexton.

Sandra enjoyed working on the computer and shopping at second-hand stores. She also enjoyed read the Bible. She treated every day like it was a Sunday. She liked to attend Shepherds Chapel. She was devoted to her family and will be dearly missed by all those that knew her.

Per Sandra Finley’s wishes, cremation rights will be accorded and no public services will be held. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the family and will be accepted at Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home and Cremation Services at 235 North Sycamore Street in Centralia, Illinois 62801 618-532-3523, who is honored to be of service to the Belcher family.

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