Funeral services for Herbert Earl Finnell, 86, of Owasso, were held Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at Discovery Bible Fellowship in Collinsville, OK. Brother Dan Korver and Brother Fred Williams officiated and burial was in Memorial Park Cemetery in Tulsa, OK. Casket bearers were Dalton Berryhill, Derek Willyard, Michael Berryhill, Chad Watson, Brandon Bence and Cory Watson. Honorary casket bearers were Marshall Soetaert and Megan Soetaert.
Herbert was born March 2, 1929 in Tulsa, OK to Herbert Earl, Sr. and Edna Dale (Luton) Finnell. He passed away December 12, 2015 in Tulsa, OK.
Herbert was a 1st Lieutenant of the United States Army. He retired form Champion International and was the owner of Spotless Car Wash and was a long time member of Dalton Hill Baptist Church in Owasso. He was a cattleman, always checking on his cows and fences, and loved riding his rhino and going hunting.
He is survived by his wife, Melba N. Finnell of Owasso; daughters, Debra Soetaert of Owasso, Diane L. Berryhill of Owasso, and Terri Watson and husband Michael of Skiatook; grandchildren, Megan Soetaert , Marshall Soetaert, Brandon Bence, Michael Berryhill, Dalton Berryhill, Derek Willyard and wife Jordan Willyard, Chad Watson, Cory Watson and Nikki Watson; Kayla Bence, Uriah Willyard, and Abel Willyard; and many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Herbert, Sr. and Edna Finnell; brothers, Jerry B. Finnell, Richard L. Finnell, and Jimmy E. Finnell; and sister, Donna M. Miller.
Memorial donations in Herb's memory be made to:
c/o Dalton Hill Baptist Church
8263 N. Owasso Expwy. # B
Owasso, OK 74055