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Elizabeth Boren Tinsley

May 26, 1926 ~ August 28, 2021 (age 95)

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Obituary

Mrs. Elizabeth Boren Tinsley, age 95, of Franklin, KY, passed away on Saturday, August 28th, 2021 at 9:00 PM at the Hospice House of Southern Kentucky in Bowling Green, KY.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, September 2nd, 2021 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM at Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory.  Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 2:00 PM with burial to follow in Greenlawn Cemetery in Franklin, KY. 

Elizabeth was born on May 26th, 1926 in Simpson County, KY to the late Roy Clarence Boren and Essie Viola Finn Boren.  She is also preceded in death by her husband, Donald Tinsley; and 3 siblings, Harold Gray Boren, Mary Douglas Finn and Shirley Ann Ford.

She is survived by 1 daughter, Sue Lynn Kirby of Franklin, KY; 4 grandchildren, Scott Cummings (Hollie) of Bowling Green, KY, Kelly Cummings (Chrissy) of Franklin, KY, Lisa Scott (Bill Doug) of Franklin, KY and  Matt Cummings (Lucy) of Nashville, TN; 5 great-grandchildren, Charlie Cummings, Kristopher Cummings, Shelby Scott, Callie Cummings, Austin Cummings; and several nieces and nephews.

Elizabeth was a member of Franklin Church of Christ in Franklin, KY.  She was a graduate of the 1945 class of Franklin-Simpson High School.  In her early years, Elizabeth waitressed in Woodburn, KY and was a co-owner of the M & K Restaurant in Franklin, KY.  She retired from the Kendall Company after being employed there for over 25 years.  “Mama Lizzie” enjoyed cooking, gardening, and spending time with her family and friends and loved all of her many pets.

Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory website is www.gilbertfhonline.com.  The Facebook page is Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc.  The obituary phone line is 270-586-8844.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
September 2, 2021

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory
325 West Cedar Street
Franklin, KY 42134

Funeral Service
Thursday
September 2, 2021

2:00 PM
Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory
325 West Cedar Street
Franklin, KY 42134

Interment following funeral service
Thursday
September 2, 2021

Greenlawn Cemetery
420 Cemetery Street
Franklin, Ky 42134

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