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Bennie Killingsworth Ridgeway Finethy

Bennie Killingsworth Ridgeway Finethy, American nursing educator, nursing service administrator health and special education advisor. Registered Nurse South Carolina.


  • Finethy, Bennie Killingsworth Ridgeway was born on January 5, 1945 in Greenwood, South Carolina, United States. Daughter of Benjamin Franklin and Grace Lamar (Killingsworth) Ridgeway.

  • Education

    • Associate of Arts, Lees–McRae College, 1965. Associate Degree in Nursing, Lander College, 1967. Bachelor of Science, Lander College, 1982.


    • Staff nurse Roper Hospital, Charleston, South Carolina, 1967—1968. Supervisor night nursing Bailey Memorial Hospital, Clinton, 1972—1973. Director nursing service, 1973—1976.

      Instructor coronary care, 1974—1976. Professional stads. review coordinator South Carolina Medical Care Foundation, Cola, 1976—1977. School district nurse, social worker South Carolina Public School District 52, Ninety Six, 1977—1982.

      Instructor sex education, 1978—1981. Instructor social work, special education, 1977—1982. Instructor nursing Piedmont Technology College, Greenwood, 1982—1984.

      Administrative assistant Laurens County Health Care Systems, since 1984. Member License Practical Nurse Advisory Council 7 County Service Area, Greenwood, since 1982.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse South Carolina.


    • Contributor books in archeological field.


    Church members should support and resourcing their institutions to reflect on political issues in the light of Christian faith.

    Party affiliation: Democrat


    God offers a loving relationship. The Covenant is not a contract in which God and human beings agree to provide particular goods and services for each other. God has freely and graciously already made it possible.

    Denomination: Methodist


    The family is encompassing a wider range of options than that of the two-generational unit of parents and children.


    Volunteer Cerebral Palsy Foundation, Greenwood, 1982. Member Ninety-Six Band Booster Club, 1983, Lower Lake Greenwood Fir Department, Ninety-Six, South Carolina Archeological Society, Columbia, 1981. Member of Daughters of the American Revolution, American Nurses Association, National Association Quality Assurance Professionals, Professional Standards Review Organization, South Carolina Technology Education Association, Three Rivers Health Systems Agency, South Carolina Society Nursing Service Administrators.


    • Married Robert William Finethy, June 8, 1968 (divorced November 1983). 1 child Cynthia Lynn.
    • father: Benjamin Franklin Ridgeway
    • mother: Grace Lamar (Killingsworth) Ridgeway
    • spouse: Robert William Finethy
    • child: Cynthia Lynn Finethy
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    Born January 5, 1945
    (age 72)