Sandra Finley Keene, 61, of Louisville formerly of Hopkinsville, passed away after a short illness Friday, September 10, 2021.
Sandi was born in Hopkinsville, on April
15, 1960, to the late
Albert Roy Finley,
Senior and Sarah Ann Joiner Finley.
She graduated from Christian County High School Class of 1978.
She attended the University of Louisville School of Nuclear Medicine Technology where she earned her Bachelor of Health
Science Degree with honors (1982) and
worked in her field
at the Veterans Administration Hospital
of Louisville until 1989. She then obtained her Juris Doctorate (1992) from the University of Louisville and went on
to serve her community for 29 years as an
attorney with Tilford, Dobbins & Schmidt,
Sandi was a loving daughter, wife, mother, and friend who shared
her brilliant mind, kind heart and incredible passion with everyone. She enjoyed the theater, hiking with Michael,
was a voracious reader, worker of crossword puzzles and enjoyed cooking and baking with her family.
She was a participant in the 1976 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade as a twirler with the Christian County Marching Band. She served as Vice-President of Chi Omega Sorority Beta Gamma Chapter at the University of Louisville. She was
active in the Woman’s
Club of Louisville
and The Louisville Professional Woman’s
Golf League. She
Alaska and Hawaii, and countries in Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean.
Left to cherish her memory are her loving husband of 36 years, Michael, her two daughters, Mary Catherine (Katie) of Conway, Ark., and
Haley J. Keene Motter (Sam), brother Albert
Roy (Bert) Finley Jr.
of Daytona Beach, Fla., and her loving dog,
Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Pearson’s 149 Breckenridge Lane
with burial to follow at Cave Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be 10 a.m.
to 2 p.m. Thursday.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hosparus Health of Louisville. Online condolences may be shared at www.pearson
At the request of
Sandi’s family, all
guests are asked to
respect their wishes
for masks to be worn
for the duration of the
visit with the family.