JONESBORO — Carolyn Henderson Tinsley, 70, of Jonesboro, passed from this life Sunday, July 26, 2020, at her home of natural causes.
Carolyn was born in Jonesboro and grew up in the Bono area. She was a 1967 graduate of Bono High School, then married Harold Tinsley and moved to Jonesboro where she lived most of her life.
In 1968 Carolyn began a 35 and one half-year career with General Electric in Jonesboro, retiring in 2003 as a quality control analyst.
Carolyn was a member of Greensboro Road Church of Christ where she always enjoyed singing with the congregation.
She loved keeping a beautiful yard and working in her flowers. Carolyn enjoyed Florida family vacations where she got to visit her sister and the beach. She especially enjoyed vacationing at Siesta Key near Sarasota.
Carolyn was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest and Martha Anna Roberts Henderson, and an infant sister, Barbara Ann Henderson.
Survivors include her husband of 53 years, Harold Tinsley of the home, married June 9, 1967; a daughter, Lesley Amy Judd of Olive Branch, Miss.; a sister, Ernestine Stevens of Brandon, Fla.; a nephew, Dennis Densford of Atlanta; and many other nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be 5 to 7 this evening at Emerson Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday in Emerson Memorial Chapel with Terry Joe Kee officiating. Burial will follow in Lawrence Memorial Park at Walnut Ridge.
For lasting memorials, the family asks that consideration be given to Greensboro Road Church of Christ, 2008 Old Greensboro Road Jonesboro 72401; or to Children’s Homes Inc., 5515 Walcott Road, Paragould 72450.
Online registry: www. emersonfuneralhome.com