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Colleen Wigi TINSLEY Obituary

Colleen "Wigi" Tinsley

SPRINGFIELD - Colleen "Wigi" Tinsley, 61, died on Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center. She was born March 17, 1953, to Philip C. and Viola M. Wilson. She married John M. Tinsley on Feb. 5, 1974, in Lincoln, Ill., and he preceded her in death on May 5, 2012.

Survivors include four children, Tabetha (husband, Brian) Oster, Eric Tinsley, Keith Tinsley, and Seth Tinsley, all of Springfield; two brothers, Glenn Henderson of Athens, Ill., and Kevin (wife, Jackie) Clower of San Diego, Calif.; one aunt, Herta Ramey of Springfield; three grandchildren, Shelby, Ellie, and Dillon; and several uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Colleen worked as a Licensed Practical Nurse in central Illinois for many years. She enjoyed painting, gardening, her dogs, and spending time with her grandchildren and family.

Cremation rites have been accorded and a celebration of Colleen's life will be held on Sunday, Aug. 17, at the V.F.W. Post 10302, 2349 Stockyard Road, Springfield from 12 p.m.-4 p.m.

Published in The State Journal-Register from Aug. 7 to Aug. 8, 2014
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