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Lakisha Lasha Finney

Lakisha Finney of Honey Grove passed away on Friday, January 13, 2017.

Lakisha was born in Sherman, Texas, on October 7, 1976, to Theresa Finney Shaw and Willie Shaw. She was a CNA at the VA Hospital in Bonham. She was a member of Christian Chapel CME in Honey Grove.

Lakisha met no strangers in her life. She was always the "life of the party." Her unforgettable laugh would stay with you for days. Lakisha was a fighter and beat cancer in 2016. Her family meant the world to her and she loved all the family gatherings.

Survivors include her two daughters: Desiray and A'zyre Finney, her sister, Renishia Finney Person, her brother, Dennis Finney, her parents Theresa and Willie Shaw, her grandmother, Ruby Daniels and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

She was preceded in death by her grandfather, J.W. Daniels and her great-grandparents, Lowney V. Finney and L.C. Finney.

Services will be held on Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 1:00 P.M. at the Honey Grove High School Gymnasium. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Honey Grove with Rev. Esther F. Lawson officiating.

Pallbearers will be Cedrick Stevenson, Geroin LeShaw, Glen Frazier, Chris Redd, Ronald Bateman and Rodney Bateman.

Honorary pallbearers will be, HGHS Class of 1995, Dennis Finney, Rodney Finney, Robert Finney, Willie Lewis and Steve Finney.

Viewing will be held on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 from 9:00 A.M. until 5:00 P.M. at Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home in Commerce.

Interment service follows funeral service.


Wednesday, January 18, 2017
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home and Cremation Service
1209 Live Oak Street
Commerce, Texas 75428

Funeral Service

Thursday, January 19, 2017
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Honey Grove High School Gymnasium
1206 17th Street
Honey Grove, Texas 75446

Interment Service

Thursday, January 19, 2017
2:30 PM

Cedar Hill Cemetery
1846 5th Street
Honey Grove, Texas 75446

Interment service follows funeral service.

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I would just like to send my condolences to LaKeishas family. She was a very near and dear friend of mine, we worked together at Clyde Cosper some years ago and she will be missed. I know there are no words that can take away the loss or pain but just remember that God is the one to lean on.

Rhonda Jan 19 2017 12:00 AM

I am so sorry for your loss. May Goyogive you comfort an peace during this this sad time.

Ann Thompson Jan 19 2017 12:00 AM

I am so sorry for your loss. May she rest in peace. My prayers are with your family, May God hold you in his loving arms.

Ann Thompson Jan 19 2017 12:00 AM

We will miss Lakisha, you will be in our thoughts and prayers.

Scott & Dianna Wild Jan 19 2017 12:00 AM

Lost of words right now ..You will always missed..

Kent Butler Jan 19 2017 12:00 AM

My deepest condolences to the Finney family! Lakisha was like a sister to me and many others. The memories we have will NEVER be forgotten! While she had to depart this earthly life, she is gone on to prepare a better life for herself and waiting on us! Prayers and many blessings are sent your way! Love you guys!

Nakita Sharp Jan 18 2017 12:00 AM

I hope that our Lord brings you and your family the much-needed peace during this sad time. My condolences to you and your family. -Angela (Crockett)

Angela Pope Jan 18 2017 12:00 AM

I am so sorry to hear of LaKisha's passing. My prayers are with you during this difficult time. May God Bless you always.

Lesia Finney Spradling Jan 18 2017 12:00 AM

I only knew lakisha for a short time but I'm glad I got the chance to meet her........such a beautiful spirit. Always polite and greeted me with a smile........R.I.H

Taurus King Jan 18 2017 12:00 AM

I'm so sad that Lakisha is gone. She was such a sweet, compassionate soul with a beautiful smile. Prayers for her family.

Karen Barnes Jan 18 2017 12:00 AM

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