Tinsley, Alma 1939-2018

WILLOW SPRINGS, Mo. Alma "Jean" Tinsley, of Willow Springs, passed away May 21, 2018, at Ozarks Medical Center, in West Plains, Missouri, due to natural causes.

Born Aug. 30, 1939, to Kenneth Farrell and Jessie Mae (Hollis) Conger, in Holton, Kansas, she was 78 years old.

Jean grew up and attended grade school in Muscotah, Kansas, and graduated from Atchison County Community High School, class of 1957.

She was married to Gerald E. "Jake" Tinsley on Aug. 19, 1961, in Muscotah, and to this union one son was born.

The family moved to Melbourne, Florida, in 1964. They retired to Willow Springs in 1991.

Jean is preceded in death by: her parents; her brother, Richard; an infant sister, Ida Mae; and her sister, Marilyn Kenward; a sister-in-law, Joann Wohlgemuth; and an infant great-granddaughter, Abrielle.

She is survived by: her husband, Jake; her son, Kenny and his wife Pam, of West Plains; a granddaughter, LeeAnn Tinsley, Melbourne; stepgrandson, Robert Pancavage, Melbourne; nieces, Alison Ostertag (Corey), Marylin Hartel-Groves Janice Calfas (Steve) and Susan Rohr (Dennis); a brother-in-law, Ike Wohlgemuth; and numerous great-nieces, nephews and cousins.

A graveside service for Alma "Jean" Tinsley will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, at the Muscotah Cemetery.

A memorial service for Alma "Jean" Tinsley was held on June 2, at the Willow Funeral Home, Willow Springs.

As published in the Atchison Globe.

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