Emma Lou Tinsley
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Emma Lou Davis Tinsley, 79, of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, in a local hospital.

She was a retired seamstress at Hardwick Clothes. She was a member of New Union Baptist Church in Hamilton County where her late husband, Norvin Tinsley, served as pastor for 35 years.

She was a skilled quilter and displayed at many showings.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Norvin Tinsley; parents, Ira and Katherine Davis; twin brother, Dennis Davis; and brother, James Davis.

Survivors include her daughter, Jennifer Tinsley Bradshaw and husband, Robert, of Cleveland; son, Dwight Tinsley and his wife, Lisa, of Cleveland; three grandchildren: David Roberson of Billings, Mont., Dennis Roberson and wife, Megan, of Chattanooga and Amanda Valleroy and husband, Joseph, of Savannah, Ga; seven great-grandchildren: Hannah Roberson, Carter Roberson, Mason Roberson, Mia Roberson, Samuel Valleroy, Jakob Valleroy and Asher Valleroy; sisters: Nancy Ogle and husband, Claude Jr., and Wanda Rominger and husband, Bill, all of Cleveland, and Freda Benton and husband, Gerald, of Harrison; brothers: Ray Davis and wife, Ruth Ann, of Charleston and Richard Davis and wife, Norma, of Cleveland; and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be conducted at 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, in the chapel of Fike Funeral Home with Pastor Sammy Hooker officiating.

Interment will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Hilcrest Memorial Gardens. A white dove release ceremony will conclude the service.

Her family will receive friends from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home prior to the service.

We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Tinsley family guest book at www.fikefh.com.