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Peggy Tinsley

October 9, 1926 — October 27, 2019

Peggy Huntsman Tinsley,

93, of Indianapolis, passed away October 27, 2019. She was born October 9, 1926 in Scottsville, Kentucky to the late Harry and Frances Huntsman. Peggy was a graduate of Scottsville High School. She attended Ward Belmont and received her Bachelor’s Degree from Sullins College. Peggy married Wayne Tinsley, and was a dance instructor for many years. She was a member of Old Bethel United Methodist Church, Irvington O.E.S. Chapter #364 (now Englewood #483) and Women of the Moose Lodge.
Visitation will be Wednesday, October 30, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Shirley Brothers Washington Memorial Chapel, 9606 East Washington Street. Indianapolis IN. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday at Crescent Hill Cemetery in Scottsville, Kentucky.
Peggy is survived by her children, Bruce R. Wishart (Lou) and Jill F. Tudor (Tom); grandchildren, Christopher Wishart, Adam Tudor, Chad Tudor, Luke Tudor; step-grandchildren, Gerry Routh (Debbie) and Darryl Routh (Christina); great-grandchildren, Alexis Wishart, Ashtyn Wishart, Aslan Tudor, Ohanna Tudor, Henry Tudor and Vivian Tinsley Tudor; three step-great-grandchildren; five step-great-great grandchildren; sister, Deanna Huntsman-Lane; and brothers, Dr. Harry Huntsman and Eric Huntsman. Peggy’s husband of 52 years, Wayne Tinsley; and her daughter, Christy Basham, preceded her in death. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association, 50 East 91st Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46240.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Wednesday, October 30, 2019

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Shirley Brothers (Washington Memorial Chapel, East Washington Street)

9606 E Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46229

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Graveside Service

Friday, November 1, 2019

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Crescent Hill Cemetery, Kentucky, Scottsville


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