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Ruth Elizabeth Williams Tinsley

By preddyfuner36002353, Sep 6 2019 05:38PM

Ruth Elizabeth Williams Tinsley, 89, of Radiant, passed away on Friday, September 6, 2019 at her home. She was born on February 6, 1930 to the late Prentiss Brown Williams and R. Distie Collier Williams. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Harry Oscar “Hot” Tinsley; brothers, Beverly, Lonnie, Hubert, and Parker Williams; and sister, Audrey Williams Lohr.

Ruth was a member of Good Hope Baptist Church and retired from American Silk Mill in Orange, Va.

She is survived by a number of nieces and nephews, as well as several special caregivers. A special thank you to Jim Alexander and Kristie Dobyns for caring for “Aunt Rita”. Thanks to Hospice of the Piedmont for care given to Ruth.

A funeral service will be held at 3:00 pm on Sunday, September 8, 2019 at Good Hope Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Kyle Balderson. Interment will be in church cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour before the service from 2:00 to 3:00 pm at the church.

Contributions may be made to Madison Volunteer Fire Department, P. O. Box 255, Madison, Va. 22727 or Madison Volunteer Rescue Squad, P. O. Box 868, Madison, Va. 22727.

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