Private services for Jimmy Ray Tinsley, age 60 of Mount Vernon, were conducted.
Mr. Tinsley was born Nov. 23, 1949 in Deport to Sam Tinsley and Hazel Elliott. He was married to Kay Kennedy. He died Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2010 at his residence. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Robby and Sammy Tinsley, and a son-in-law, Michael West.
He is survived by his wife, Kay Tinsley of Mount Vernon; four children, Jimmy Tinsley, Jr., of Mount Vernon, Crystal West of Mount Vernon, Billy and Patty Tinsley of Crockett, and Candye Harper of Dallas; his mother-in-law and special friend, Clara Sheets of Mount Vernon; and five grandchildren.