Martha was born on February 14, 1949, in London, Kentucky to parents Effie (nee Root) and Elisha Harris. She later moved with her family to Ohio and graduated from Eaton High School in 1967. She later met and married the love of her life, Gerald Finkbine, and together they raised their daughters Lisa and Shelley. Martha was proud to work for over thirty-two years for the Talawanda School District, retiring in 2016.
Martha passed away at home surrounded by her loving family on Monday, May 2, 2022. She is the beloved wife of Gerald I. Finkbine, devoted mother of Lisa (Darin) Finkbine Rader, Shelley (Kevin) Finkbine Fuge and the late Samantha Finkbine; adoring grandmother of Lily Fuge, Lucas Fuge and Rayne Rader; survived by siblings Princess, Estill, Kathleen, Dorothy, Barbara, Leona and Janice and many dear nieces and nephews;
preceded in death by siblings Bill, AnnaLee and Anderson, and parents Effie and Elisha Harris.
A visitation will be held for Martha on Saturday, May 14, 2022, at College Corner Community Church (200 Indiana St.) at 10 am followed by funeral service at 12 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations in Martha's name can be made to Ohio Living Hospice 11275 Springfield Pike, Cincinnati, Ohio 45246 (513-681-8174).
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