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Elsie Lee Porter Tingle

Elsie Lee Porter Tingle

April 27, 2012

Elsie Lee Porter Tingle, 85, Russellville, passed away Friday, April 27, 2012, at Cottage of the Shoals.

Mrs. Tingle was born and raised in Russellville and moved to Memphis in 1952. She returned to Russellville in 1985. She was a Christian and a member of Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church #2. She was retired from Sears.

The funeral service was Sunday, April 29, 2012, at Pinkard Funeral Home Chapel, Russellville, with Carl Gaston and Kenneth Bond officiating. Burial was in Knights of Pythias Cemetery.

She is survived by daughter, Fonda Jean Craig, Memphis, Tenn.; grandchild, Danika Ramsay and husband, Mark; sister, Betty Robison, Russellville; brothers-in-law, Rogers Hester and Carl Gaston, both of Russellville; several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Wade Gaston, Lee Adams, Sam Gaston, Hayden Gaston, Daniel Gaston, Jonathan Gaston.

She was preceded in death by husbands, Luther Porter and Aubrey Tingle; parents, William R. and Nellie Fay Rogers; sisters, Ruth Gaston and Willodene Hester.