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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.


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.


Since righteousness is demanded of God, one needs to know how to receive it. It is received through faith. It is having faith in God.


There is a large range of issues where Church should interact with politics in such areas as poverty and inequality, environmental issues, nuclear and chemical weapons and the harm caused by use of drugs and drinking.


All Christians can seek to create a way of life deliberately designed to overcome evil with good and to promote justice for all.


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.