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Jane Reese Blackmon Tinsley

February 3, 1952 — June 28, 2021

Jane Reese Blackmon Tinlsey
Fair Play, SC

Jane Reese Blackmon Tinsley, 69, wife of Arlie Don Tinsley, of Fair Play, SC, passed away Monday, June 28, 2021.

Born in Rock Hill, she was a daughter of the late William Robert Blackmon, Jr. and the late Peggy McNorrill Blackmon.

Jane retired as Branch Manager of Suntrust Bank in Powdersville after 30 years of employment. She was a member of the Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority of Clemson University and she was a devout Christian.

Jane had many interests and hobbies including scrapbooking, cross stitching, knitting, and quilting. She also loved to read, camp, and work on her tan on the front of the boat or the beach. Along with her husband, she was a frequent volunteer at state and national parks. Above all, she loved spending time with her grandchildren. She would always take them shopping, sometimes in her beloved VW bug.

In addition to her loving husband of 48 years, Jane is survived by daughters, Lydia Tinsley Trotter (Chad) of Pickens and Reese Tinsley Hewett (James) of Floral City, FL; a sister, Paula Keaton (Kenny) of Aiken; grandchildren, Morgan, Ansley, and Will Trotter and James, Jr., Casen, and Colten Hewett; mother-in-law, Clara Tinsley; and her fur babies, Sammy and Sadie.

A celebration of her life will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, July 2, 2021 in Flat Rock Baptist Church Cemetery in Liberty, SC.

The family will receive friends from 12:00 p.m. until 1:30 p.m. prior to the graveside service Friday, July 2, 2021 at Robinson Funeral Home-Downtown, Easley.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Juvenile Diabetes Relief Foundation, PO BOX 37920, Boone IA 50037-0920 ; Kappa Kappa Gamma Foundation, 6640 Riverside Drive, Suite 200 Dublin, Ohio 43017 ; or Friends of Fort Frederica, PO Box 30419 Sea Island, Georgia, 31561

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Friday, July 2, 2021

12:00 - 1:30pm

Robinson Funeral Home-Downtown

305 W Main St, Easley, SC 29640

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Friday, July 2, 2021

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Flat Rock Baptist Church Cemetery

115 Slab Bridge Rd, Liberty, SC 29657

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