Shelby  County  Indiana


The  Shelbyville  News
Thursday, October 6, 2005
Explosion Claims Local Man
Marvin Tinsley, 49, dies in tragedy at Marion plant.
Died Wednesday October 5, 2005, at the St. Joseph Regional Burn Center, Fort Wayne.
S/o  Melvin  and  Mary Tinsely.  Raised in Morristown;  graduated from Morristown High School in 1974.
Four sisters.
Wife, Denise.  Six daughters:  Scarlett Tinsley-Price,  Candice Hobson,  Elizabeth,  Pollyanna,  Anne and  Mary.  Two grandsons.
Owned salvage company MKT Inc. in Shelbyville.
Song evangelist, going from church to church to sing; wife played the piano.
Father, Melvin, was once in a gospel quartet, and passed his love for music down to his son.
Carmony-Ewing Harrison Street Chapel and Freeman Family Funeral Homes, 819 S. Harrison St.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  News
Monday, January 4, 1999
Irene H. Tinsley, 90, Shelbyville, died Sunday, January 3, 1999, at Major Hospital.
Born in Rush County on Aug. 22, 1908, d/o Edwin “Ted” and Margot “Maggie” Miller Honey.
May 7, 1933, she married  Elmer Tinsley,  who died on Feb. 22, 1952.
Housewife, she was a member of Moscow Christian Church.
Survivors: sister,  Maxine Richey,  Shelbyville. 
Preceded in death by a brother.
Moscow Cemetery in Rush County with the Rev. Howard Wickersham officiating. 
Burns Funeral Home, Milroy.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  News
March 24, 1982
Services and burial at Little Blue River Friends Church, north of Manilla.  Members here for over 30 years.
George R. Tinsley (95) and  Lottie Mae Lamb Tinsley,  (88), resdients of Gwynneville over 50 yrs, died w/i 12 hrs of each other.
Rev. Marvin Jones officiating.  Carmony Funeral Home.
Lottie born 10 Oct 1893 in Clay Co AR, d/o  Clinton  and  Mary Hill Lamb.  Married George 10 Apr 1910.  3 brothers and 2 sisters preceded.  Died Tuesday.
George born 20 Dec 1886 in Clay Co AR, s/o  John R.  and  Margaret Jane Dexter Tinsley.  5 brothers and 4 sisters preceded.  Farmed in Shelby-Rush counties over 30 yrs.  Died Wednesday.
Survivors:  Mrs. Ott (Hinda) Thomas, Rector AR;  Gilbert Tinsely, Arlington;  Mrs. Chester (Flora Lee) Wells, Greensburg;  Mrs. Donald (Nadine) Bogue;  Melvin Tinsley  and  Mrs. John (Marlene) Linville, all of Morristown.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Shelbyville  News
February 23, 1952
Rites To Be Held Monday
For Trailer Salesman, 48
          Elmer Tinsley,  48-year-old Shelby county native, died suddenly of a heart attack Friday afternoon after being stricken while in his car north of this city.  Mr. Tinsley, who had resided in Aiken, S. C., for some time, was on a business trip to county as a trailer salesman.
          HE  WAS  BORN  in Shelby county on March 20, 1903, the son of  William E. and  Mary Belle (Thrasher) Tinsley.  On May 7, 1933, he was married to  Irene Honey  who survives.  Also surviving are five sisters and one brother,  Mrs. Elsie Baker,  Mrs. Ola Mann  and  Mrs. Caroline Tower  of this city;  Mrs. Roxie Warfield  of near Rushville;  Mrs. Lula Mullen  of Shelby county and  Cleo Tinsley,  a patient at the Muscatatuck State Hospital.
          Mr. Tinsley was a member of the Milroy Masonic lodge and the local Eagles lodge.
          Funeral services will be held Monday at 2:00 p.m. at the Murphy Mortuary with Rev. O. J. McMullen officiating.  Interment will be in the Moscow, Rush county, cemetery.  Friends may call at the mortuary after 7:30 this evening.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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