Ruby Tinsley (1931 - 2014)

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Ruby Beard Tinsley


Ruby Beard Tinsley, 82, wife of Arthur Tinsley, died Tuesday, June 24, 2014.

Born in Warrenville, SC, she was a daughter of the late, Oscar and Mamie Johnson Beard.

In addition to her husband of 64 years, she is survived by daughter, Kathy Crittendon (Joe); son, Keith Tinsley (Teresa); three grandchildren, April, Stephen, and Eric; nine great grandchildren; two sisters, Carolyn Pittman and Catherine "Bean" Callas; and brother, Reverend Leroy Beard.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Betty Lewis.

Visitation will be held Friday, June 27, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Downtown. Graveside service will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the .

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Thomas McAfee Funeral Home - Downtown Chapel
639 North Main Street Greenville, SC 29601
(864) 232-6733
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Published in The Greenville News on June 25, 2014
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