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Mary Jane Martinez Tinsley (Tinsley)

March 19, 1955 - March 28, 2007

Memorial Service will be Saturday March 31 at 1 pm at Pioneer Park in Brownsville. Memorial contributions may be made to Mary Martinez Tinsley Funeral Fund, c/o Sweet Home Funeral Chapel, 1443 Long Street. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel will be handling the arrangements.

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Mary Jane Martinez Tinsley, 52, of Sweet Home died Wednesday. She was born to Henry and Chris (Childers) Tinsley in St. Charles, Michigan.

Mary moved to Oregon in 1966 from California. She lived in Halsey and Brownsville, but settled in Sweet Home. She was an employee of BPOE of Sweet Home since 1972. She attended Brownsville Assembly of God. She enjoyed shopping and camping.

She is survived by companion, Kirk Smith; mother, Chris Childers; father, Henry Tinsley; step fathers, Victor “Bud” Childers and Leonard Thompson; sisters, Francis “Frankie” Vega, Henrietta Thompson, Patty Stafford, Debbie Thompson; brothers, James Tinsley, Lonnie Thompson, Ray Thompson; sons, Travis Stitzel of Albany, PJ Stitzel of Salem; and grandsons, Jacob and Zachary Stitzel.

Mary was preceded in death by father, Henry Tinsley, in 1956 and brother, Ronnie Thompson, in 1960.

Memorial Service will be Saturday March 31 at 1 pm at Pioneer Park in Brownsville. Memorial contributions may be made to Mary Martinez Tinsley Funeral Fund, c/o Sweet Home Funeral Chapel, 1443 Long Street. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel will be handling the arrangements.