Mrs. Farnum was born in Danville, Ill., Feb. 10, 1938, to Charles Guthrie and Emma Cox Guthrie. She was also preceded in death by her son-in-law, Dan Duncan.
Mrs. Farnum is survived by her husband, Philip Farnum of Gilbertsville; one daughter, Melissa Duncan of Dexter; one sister, Rosemary Burmeister of Bismarck, Ill.; two brothers, Tim Guthrie of New Mexico and Jack Guthrie of San Antonio, Texas; and three grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, July 26, at 2 p.m. at J.H. Churchill Funeral Home with Brian Brophy officiating. Burial will follow in the McDaniel Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 25, at the funeral home.