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Maxine Ruth Myers Tinsley


Last updated 7/21/2021 at 2:25pm

Maxine Ruth Myers Tinsley, 85, of Brevard, passed away July 19, 2021, at Transylvania Regional Hospital.

She was born Jan. 25, 1936, in Buncombe County to the late William Myers and Lucy Dowdle Myers. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, S. Gene Tinsley, in 2000; one brother, Billy Myers; and one sister, Mary Sue Myers Baldwin.

She is survived by two children, Michael G. Tinsley (Kathy), of Brevard, and Eric Tinsley (Priscilla), of Pisgah Forest; three grandchildren, John Tinsley (Allison), Kaitlyn Tinsley Laughter (Josh) and Alex Tinsley (Catherine); five great-grandchildren; and one brother, Eugene Myers, of Missouri

She attended Carr’s Hill Baptist Church for 60 years and served in many capacities, and volunteered for many years at SAFE. She loved her family, working in her yard, and going on church trips with her friends, Madge Salter, Peggy Heath and other members of the church.

A service for Maxine Tinsley will be held at 5 p.m. Friday, July 23, 2021, at Carr’s Hill Baptist Church. Visitation and a memorial service to follow at 6 p.m.

Online condolences may be left at http://www.moody

Moody-Connolly Funeral Home is caring for the family.


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