Laura Irene Tinsley


Laura Irene Tinsley, 81, a resident of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023, in a Chattanooga hospital, with her loving family by her side.

She was of the Baptist faith. She loved gardening and enjoyed deer and bird watching.

She was the loving daughter of Nancy R. and Dewey B. Singleton, who preceded her in death.

She is survived by her three children, Lynn Tinsley, Kay Stuart and Todd (Tammy Harden) Tinsley of Cleveland; seven grandchildren, Alex Tinsley, Rachel Hess, Lindsay Tinsley, Blake Tinsley, Clay Tinsley, Riley Crittenden and Tyler Bean; four great-grandchildren; and her cousin, Judy Miller, who was cherished like a sister.

A private graveside service will be held at a later date in Ramsey Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023, at Ralph Buckner Funeral Home and Crematory.

We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Tinsley family guestbook at



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