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Ginger S. Finney Memorial


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Ginger Shannon (Hodges) Finney, 74 of Seven Lakes, passed Friday, May 16, 2014, at the Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 24, at West End Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Dudley Crawford officiating.

Mrs. Finney was born April 29, 1940, in Washington, N.C., to the late Marion Uriah Hodges and Carrie (Leggett) Hodges. During her life Ginger was involved in numerous child related and civic organizations. She was a leader of the Enfield 4-H club, who helped to initiate the 4-H golf tournaments that raised money for various 4-H facilities. She was a volunteer of the BackPack program in Moore County and worked with children at the Sandhills Children’s Center. Ginger was the treasurer of the Women of Seven Lakes, as well as treasurer of the League of Women Voters. She was chairperson of the Halifax EMC, Volunteers in Action committee, and a member and chairperson for several years of the Women’s advisory committee of the N.C. Electric Cooperatives. She was also a participant in the group developing an organ donation program for the cooperative’s association.

Mrs. Finney is survived by her husband of 34 years, Michael Edward Finney; a daughter, Dawn Watkins, of Concord; two stepdaughters, Elizabeth Smith, of Winston-Salem, and Christine Thompson, of Hendersonville; four grandchildren; Jason Belthoff, Ashley Belthoff, Brianna Smith and Steven Thompson.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Vicki Belthoff, and a brother, Marion Uriah Hodges Jr.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Sandhills Children Center at 1280 Central Drive Southern Pines, NC 28387 or to the Spay/ Neuter Clinic of the Sandhills, 5071 U.S. 1 Vass, NC 28394.

Online condolences can be made to

Boles Funeral Home of Seven Lakes is serving the family.

Cookbooks Available Now!

Helping Children Grow is a cookbook made up of recipes collected by Sandhills Children’s Center.  The cookbooks will be available at various events throughout this Fall as well as at this year’s Festival of Trees.

The recipes in the book were submitted by parents, volunteers and employees from Sandhills Children’s Center and all proceeds from sale of the books will go to benefit the work that is ongoing in both Southern Pines and Rockingham at our two campuses.

Order your copy online today and get a head start on your holiday meal preparation.  You can purchase one cookbook for $15 or buy two for just $20.  What a great gift to pick up for a loved one and you’ll be supporting our wonderful children in the process.  Thank you for Helping Children Grow!

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Southern Pines Campus
1280 Central Drive
Southern Pines, NC 28387
910-692-3323/910-692-1114 fax

Rockingham Campus
108 Crow Run
Rockingham, NC 28379