Emma Faith Tinsley, 79, wife of Bobby Joe Tinsley, Sr., of Pendleton, passed away Monday, March 8, 2021.
Born in Pickens County, she was a daughter of the late Colonel D. Sentell, Sr. and the late Lora Mae Spearman Sentell.
Faith was the owner and operator of Tinsley's Upholstery and participated in several parades in Downtown Easley as Mrs. Claus and the Statue of Liberty as well as several others. She was a people person and loved making people happy.
In addition to her husband of 55 years, Faith is survived by a son, Michael C. Tinsley of Lawton, OK; a daughter, Hope Whitford of Lawton, OK; a stepson, Bobby "Joey" Tinsley, Jr. of GA; a sister, Dawn Munn (Chris) of Pickens; three brothers, Colonel "Corky" Sentell, Jr. of Maustin, WI, Reggie Sentell (Cheryl) of Laurens, SC, and Maurice "Moe" Sentell (Betty) of Sunset, SC; three grandchildren, Courtney Shaffer (Will), Devin Derr (Troy), and James Fouty; and seven great-grandchildren, Lilliuana, Alanna, Jacob, Nicholas, Jayme, Jimme, and Viviann.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Janet Thomason and Wanda Cassell.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, March 14, 2021 at the Chapel of Robinson Funeral Home, Downtown. Scroll to the video player below to view the service. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. Saturday, March 13, 2021 at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Shine Soup Kitchen, 111 Hillcrest Dr., Suite B Easley, SC 29640.
The family will be at the residence of Dawn and Chris Munn on Saturday, March 13, 2021 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
Click the play button in the video player below to watch the service.
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