Wanda Lorraine Forinash

Wanda Forinash

Waneda Lorraine Forinash of Irondale passed away on Friday, May 3, 2019 at the Community Manor Nursing Home in Farmington. She was 87.

Waneda was born October 30, 1931 in Irondale, a daughter of the late Elbert Chapman and the late Lena Rebecca (Martin) Chapman.

Waneda was united in marriage to the late James W. Forinash on Dec. 19, 1948 in Piggot, AR. They were blessed with four children born to the union.

Waneda was a long-time member of the Irondale United Methodist Church. She had a great love for God and family. She was a home maker and a part time City Collector for the City of Irondale for over 30 years.

Waneda is survived by her two sons, Dwayne Forinash and wife Linda (Lumos) of Ironton and Darrell Jacob Forinash and wife Nancy (Dickey) of St. Louis; daughter-in-law, Carla (Porter) Forinash of Colorado Springs, Colorado; eight grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; dear and special nephew, Charles Chapman; and by many other dear friends. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband of 70 years, James Forinash; daughter, Patricia Elaine Forinash; son, Dennis Ray Forinash; sisters, Irene Barbee, Lucille Moss-St. Gemme, Zelma Eaton, Gladine Bick and Hilda Chapman; brothers, Harry Chapman, Robert Chapman, Paul Chapman, Hadley Chapman and Henry Chapman; and by two great grandchildren, Eloise Grace Forinash and Owen Thomas Forinash.

Visitation was held Saturday, May 11, 2019 from 9 a.m.-11 a.m. at Irondale United Methodist Church. Funeral Services followed at 11 a.m. at the church. Burial was in the Leadwood Cemetery.

In memory of Waneda, Memorials may be directed to the Irondale United Methodist Church, PO Box 51, Irondale, MO 63648 or to the Parkinson Disease Foundation.

Services entrusted to the care and direction of Moore Funeral Home, Potosi.