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

traveled across

America including

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.

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