Jeffery Termaine Finklea

Published 11:09 pm Tuesday, September 3, 2019

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Mr. Jeffery Termaine Finklea, 40, of Tunnel Springs, left his earthly dwelling for his eternal dwelling suddenly on Aug. 27, 2019, as the result of a motorcycle accident.

A native of Monroe Co., Jeffery was a graduate of J.F. Shields High School in 1999. He was a commercial truck driver who enjoyed riding four wheelers and motorcycles. He was an Alabama Crimson Tide fan and a member of Antioch Baptist Church No. 1 in Tunnel Springs.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Clyde Lee Jr.; and his grandparents.

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Those left to cherish memories of his life are two daughters, Spc. Amber (Spc. Malik) Hasan of Fort Riley, Kan. and Jakala Finklea of Beatrice; mother of his daughters, Lasharon Watts-Finklea of Beatrice; his mother, Cherry Lee of Tunnel Springs; his father, Willie Stanton of Peterman; his stepfather, Clyde Lee Sr. of Tunnel Springs; his stepmother, Lois Stanton of Peterman; four sisters, Crystal Stanton of Atlanta, Ga., April (Clennon) Preyear of Houston, Texas, Lashondra Lee and Latonya Lee, both of Monroeville; three brothers, Douglas (Amy) Finklea of Frisco City, Rodney Stanton of Whites Creek, Tenn. and Clyde Simon of Pensacola, Fla.; and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Public viewing will be held today, Wed., Sept. 4, 2019, from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. at Jones Unity Funeral Home, 866 West Claiborne St., Monroeville.

Celebration of Life service will be held tomorrow, Thurs., Sept. 5, 2019, at 11 a.m. at Antioch Baptist Church No. 1, Tunnel Springs with the Rev. Whalen Oliver, pastor, officiating. Inhumation will be in Antioch Church Cemetery with TURNER FUNERAL CHAPEL- Atmore directing.