Shirley Tinsley
1946 - 2017
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Shirley Ann Tinsley age 71 passed away Tuesday October 3, 2017. She was born July 5, 1946 to the late Ivory Sr. and Lenora Tinsley. Shirley was a devoted member of Trinity M.B. Church. She was a graduated of Froebel High School, class of "1964" and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in African American Studies from Indiana University Northwest. Preceded in death by parents and loving son Jeffrey Tinsley. Shirley is survived by siblings Marcia (George) Wilkes, Ivory Jr. (Diane) Tinsley, David (Linell) Tinsley, Thomas (Karen) Tinsley and Malcolm (Charlotte) Tinsley; nephews Barrett (LaTaunya) Davis, Thomas Tinsley, Jr., Kefton Tinsley, Myron Tinsley and Ivory Tinsley III; niece Trina Tinsley; great nieces and nephew; daughter-in-law Lisa Tinsley and granddaughter Ashley Tinsley and a host of other relatives and church friends. Visitation Sunday October 8, 2017 from 12-8p.m. with family hours 6-8p.m. at the Guy & Allen Chapel. Funeral Services Monday October 9, 2017 at 11:00a.m. at Trinity M.B. Church. Rev. Dwight Gardner officiating. Interment Evergreen Cemetery.

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Published in Post-Tribune on Oct. 8, 2017.
Funeral service
11:00 AM
Trinity M.B. Church
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December 4, 2017
I love and will miss you woman! I remember your were Bob's friend before you became my mine and made my life as Bob's mate and a steelworkers wife a lot easier. Thank you from my heart for supporting our children and just begin there as a blessed...I am not saying that word goodbye only this where the good spirits gather I want to be there with you Shirley...have a golden journey and see ya!
Diane and Robert (Bob) Crawford
October 10, 2017
My Deepest Sympathy in the loss of your loved one, Shirley Tinsley. Prayers and Thoughts are with the family. Prophetess Rose Mary Jackson
Rose Mary Jackson
October 9, 2017
Marcia and Family,
May your fond memories and prayers sustain you through your healing. Shirley was kind and thoughtful! Much love and peace!
Diane Jenkins Harvey
October 9, 2017
May the family find comfort from 2 Cor. 1:3. God gives us comfort through these difficult times.

L'Tanya Johnson
October 9, 2017
May you rest in the Loving Arms of Our Lord with all the other ancestors who have gone on before you. May they welcome you into Heaven and lead the way to The Lord. Rest Well!
Wendy Woodson
October 9, 2017
Marcia and Family, Praying God's Love will give you strength and comfort you through this difficult time. May your sweet memories with Shirley remain in your heart until you see her again. RIH, Love Wendy Woodson
Wendy Woodson
October 8, 2017
Ms. Shirley was a staple to my Jr. Church childhood at Trinity...she was a sweet spirit and will be deeply missed... prayers to the Tinsley family
Cassandra (Williams) Brown
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