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Sarah Tinkey

January 6, 1930 April 14, 2013
Sarah Tinkey
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Sarah L. Tinkey, 83, of Claysville, Pa. died at 7:30 a.m. Sunday, April 14, 2013 in the Townview Health and Rehab Center, Canonsburg, Pa. from complications of Leukemia.She was born January 6, 1930 in Wheeling, W.Va., a daughter of the late Hubert Henry and Carolyn Gamage McLain Cooper and had been a resident of Buffalo Twp. most of her adult life.Mrs. Tinkey was a member and former Sunday school teacher at the First Baptist Church in Claysville.She was a 1947 graduate of the former West Liberty High School in West Liberty, W.Va.Mrs. Tinkey was also a member of the Claysville Homemakers Club, and enjoyed knitting, crocheting, reading and traveling with her late husband. She was employed from 1952 until 1980 by the former Claysville Recorder newspaper. On November 4, 1955 she married Jesse Earl Tinkey (a Pearl Harbor survivor), who died January 8, 2002.Surviving are a sister, Martha, wife of Howard (Eddie) Brownlee of Washington; two nephews, Michael, husband of Shari Brownlee and Robert, husband of Helga Clark; four great nephews, Larry, husband of Theresa Clark and Wayne E., husband of Martha Clark, Travis and Jacob Brownlee; a great niece, Amber Brownlee.The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the First Baptist Church, PO Box 26, Claysville, Pa. 15323.

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