Found her on the 1930 Gainesville, Hall, Georgia census (dist 10 img 8) as Marsha Finger
She graduated Gainesville [GA] High school, received her B.A. from Brenau College, and attended Julliard School of Music for post graduate studies. At Brenau, she was in the Senior Honor Society, Alpha Delta Pi, Mu Phi Epsilon (music), Phi Beta Sigma (scholastic), Lorelei Club, and Who's Who.
Throughout her life, she contributed to the musical life of this community in many ways and has left a substantial legacy. She was the organist for First United Methodist Church of Gainesville for 46 years and continued to contribute after her retirement in 1993. She taught piano lessons at Brenau College and privately for many years. She became an Elementary School Specialist for the city of Gainesville School System, retiring in 1984 after 16 years. While a teacher, she received the first Roy Moore Foundation Award for most creative teacher in the Gainesville City School System. She was a former member of the Gainesville Junior League, Gainesville Symphony Orchestra Board, and Brenau Archives Committee. She was a current member of the Gainesville Symphony Orchestra Board, 20th Century Study Club, Progressive Arts Club, Gainesville First United Methodist Church Choir, and Lanier Village East Chorus and Music Makers. Throughout her long life, her musical talents were part of innumerable weddings and other celebrations of life and in 2004, she received the Outstanding Alumnae Award for Professional Achievement from Brenau Alumnae Association.