Devon Finley Obituary

Devon A. Finley
Devon Finley
Devon A. Finley

March 8, 1992 - September 3, 2009
Born in Des Moines, IA
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Devon A. Finley, 17, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, September 3, 2009 due to complications of kidney disease. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Iles Funeral Homes-Grandview Park Chapel. Burial will be at the Carlisle Cemetery followed by a luncheon at the Carlisle Recreation Center.

Devon was born in Des Moines and lived in Carlisle most of her life. She completed her junior year at Carlisle High School and was currently a student at the DMACC Success Center. She lived life to the fullest and had even swum with dolphins in Hawaii courtesy of the Make A Wish Foundation. Devon made lifelong friends through her participation in the Big Brother/Big Sister Program. She loved her cats, Midnite and Tater Tot. She enjoyed shopping, art and writing Science Fiction stories.

Devon will be remembered as a thoughtful, caring person. Those left to cherish her memory include her mother, Norma Edwards of Des Moines; grandmother, Arlene Edwards of Carlisle, three uncles, Matt (Kim) Edwards of Carlisle, Walter Edwards of Carlisle and Bobby Edwards of Mount Ayr; two aunts, Pegg Edwards of Pleasant Hill and Sam (Leno) Avilia; many cousins, family and friends.

Visitation will be at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday. In lieu of flowers, memorials to cover her expenses may be directed to the family.

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Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Monday, September 7, 2009
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Tuesday, September 8, 2009
10:00 AM