On Jan. 29, surrounded by the love of her family and guidance of her pastor, Sheila Joyce Finney Marsh ascended to the Kingdom of Heaven to be welcomed into the arms of the Lord.
Born March 1, 1955 Sheila was a lifelong resident of Sulphur Springs and a medical professional at Hopkins County Memorial Hospital for more than 30 years. Our mother accepted Christ at an early age and lived faithfully by the word of God and the teachings of Christ. As a faithful member of Mitchell Chapel Church of God in Christ under the leadership of Bishop Nelson Gatlin, Sheila taught Sunday School, was the superintendent of the Sunday School department and was the director for Vacation Bible School. Her life was dedicated to healing and the wellness of the body as well as the spirit of Christ.
A devoted mother, daughter and granddaughter Sheila has finally been reunited with her beloved mother Marie Alice Finney, father Willie Earl Finney and grandparents Dutch and Lillie Mae Person.
She leaves a legacy of love that will live on in her husband David Marsh of Sulphur Springs; daughter Chere Finney Smith and husband Royse of Dallas, sons Kemeiun Finney and Dameion Finney both of Sulphur Springs; grandchildren Dezrick Finney of Sulphur Springs, Kiera Smith, Kelan Smith and Kennedy Smith of Dallas, Daivyan Finney of Dallas, great-grandchildren Aria and Sekani Dial of Sulphur Springs as well as a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and dear friends.
Viewing will be available Friday Feb. 5 2021 11-3 p.m. at Golden Gate Funeral Home in Dallas, Texas. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday Feb. 6, 2021 at Mitchell Chapel Church of God in Christ with burial to follow at Melhaven City Cemetery in Sulphur Springs, Texas. As a result of COVID restrictions funeral services will be limited to immediate family and friends.