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Laura Irene Tinsley

June 19, 1941 — January 19, 2023

Laura Irene Tinsley, 81, a resident of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, January 19, in a Chattanooga hospital, with her loving family by her side. She was of the Baptist faith. She loved gardening and enjoyed deer and bird watching.

She was the loving daughter of Nancy R and Dewey B Singleton, who precede her in death.

She is survived by her three children, Lynn Tinsley, Kay Stuart, and Todd (Tammy Harden) Tinsley of Cleveland; seven grandchildren, Alex Tinsley, Rachel Hess, Lindsay Tinsley, Blake Tinsley, Clay Tinsley, Riley Crittenden, and Tyler Bean; four great grandchildren, and her cousin, Judy Miller, who was cherished like a sister.

A private graveside service will be held at a later date in Ramsey Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at Ralph Buckner Funeral Home and Crematory.

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