Johelen Fincham

Johelen A. Fincham, 96, formerly of Marion, died Sunday at Vintage Park Assisted Living Community, Baldwin City.

A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Zeiner Funeral Home, Marion. Inurnment will be in Marion Cemetery.

She was born Oct. 4, 1919, to William and Minnie Mae (Shorten) Bird at Ft. Scott.

She was secretary for the National Conference of Christians and Jews and was an American Heart Association volunteer for more than 25 years.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Merle Barnes, Herb Beeman, and Dean Fincham; and siblings, Asa George Bird and Iva Feemster.

She is survived by children, Richard E. Barnes of Mequon, Wisconsin, Gregory T. Barnes of Santa Fe, New Mexico, and Debra Thole of Spring Hill; seven grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren.

A memorial fund has been established for the American Heart Association.

Last modified Sept. 8, 2016