Beards Funeral Chapel

855 S. Happy Hollow Road, Fayetteville, AR

Phone: 479-521-8551


Freta Rae Finch

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Published: September 14, 2017

Freta Rae Finch, 71, of Fayetteville passed away Monday, September 11, 2017 in Fayetteville. She was born November 11, 1945 in Hutchinson, Kan. to James Walker and Minnie Belle Crabtree Burkitt.

She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Minnie Burkitt; her husband, John R. Finch; three sisters, Virginia Smith, Betty Ehrig and Reta Thomas; and one brother, Jimmy Burkitt. Freta retired from the deli department at Harp's.

She is survived by a son, John Finch and wife, Samantha of Fayetteville; a daughter, Rhonda Luthi and husband, Ronny of Fayetteville; a sister, Janie Burns of Cane Hill; a stepdaughter, Patti Skinner and husband, Billie of Panama City, Fla..; grandchildren, Chandler Tisdale, Kaitlyn Finch, Tyler Finch, Avery Luthi, Racen Luthi,Tiffany Kreybig and Heather Finch; and two great-grandchildren.

A memorial gathering will be 11-1 p.m. Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Beard's Chapel. Cremation arrangements by Beard's Funeral Chapel. Condolences at www.beardsfuneralchapel.com.