Estell “Donk” Tinsley son of Earl Oscar Tinsley and Ruby Cox Venters was born October 21, 1944 at Poplar Bluff, Missouri. He departed this life on May 22, 2011 in the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center.

He is survived by his Mother as well a Son, Raymond Tinsley and daughter, Connie Crossen. Sister Doris Jean Minton and brother, Harold Tinsley. He was preceded in death by his father, one sister, Shirley Delane and three brothers, Bob, Jimmy Dale and Tobe Tinsley.

Visitation for Mr Tinsley will start at 11:00 am May 25, 2011 in the Fowler-Sullivan Memorial Chapel at Neelyville. The funeral will be held May 25, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. with the burial in the Cochran  Cemetery following services.