Tinsley, Margaret Jo
Birth: Tuesday, September 10, 1935 in Spartanburg, South Carolina
Residence: Mechanicsville, Maryland
Death: Thursday, June 13, 2019 at the age of 83
Laid to Rest: Tuesday, June 18, 2019 in the Evergreen Memorial Gardens, Great Mills, Maryland
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Margaret Jo Tinsley, 83, of Mechanicsville, MD passed away on June 13, 2019 at St. Mary's Nursing Center. Margaret was born on September 10, 1935 in Spartanburg, SC to the late Woodrow Blease Horton and Mahala (Brock) Horton.
Margaret married her loving husband, Ray DeFoix Tinsley on July 24, 1962 in Spartanburg, SC. They spent 28 wonderful years together before his passing on October 9, 1990. She enjoyed good food, shopping, and watching her favorite TV shows- Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune. Family was most important to her and she made many lasting memories while raising her children and later caring for her beautiful grandchildren.
She is survived by her children, Robert "Bobby" Tinsley (Susan), of Mechanicsville, MD, Donald "Donnie" Tinsley (Barbara), of Mechanicsville, MD, and Regina Gatton Tinsley, of Hollywood, MD; siblings, Emma Jean Kimbrell, of Spartanburg, SC and Wayne Horton (Ellen), of Spartanburg, SC; five grandchildren, and one great grandchild. In addition to her parents and husband, she is preceded in death by two brothers, Billy and James Horton.
Interment will be held on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 11:00 a.m., at Evergreen Memorial Gardens, 22020 Chancellors Run Road, Great Mills, MD 20634. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Mechanicsville Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 15, Mechanicsville, MD 20659, or Hospice of St. Mary's, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650. Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A.