Mamie Lee Finger
ASHEVILLE, N.C. Mamie Lee Ratliff Finger, 88, wife of retired Bishop Ellis Finger Jr., died Feb. 13. She is survived by her husband, Bishop Finger of Asheville; two sons, Homer Ellis Finger III of Easton, Pa., and William Ratliff Finger of Raleigh; one daughter, Elizabeth Ellen Finger of Arden, N.C.; and five grandchildren. A memorial service was held on Feb. 15 at Givens Estates in Asheville. Memorial gifts may be directed to Givens Estates, Sweeten Creek Road, Asheville, NC 28803, or to the Lake Junaluska Assembly Foundation, Lake Junaluska, NC 28745.
OAKLAND, Calif. Carl Edward Swanson, 91, father of Bishop James Edward Swanson Sr., died Jan. 31. He is survived by four daughters, five sons, 23 grandchildren, and 12 great grandchildren. A funeral service was held Feb. 10 at Kaleo Christian Fellowship in Oakland. Memorial gifts may be made to the Holston Conference Foundation, P.O. Box 32939, Knoxville, TN 37930-2939. Mark the check for the "Carl Edward Swanson Fund."