Mary E. Tinkle

Mary Ellen Tinkle, 84, of Warren, IN, died Monday, May 6, 2013, at 11:35 a.m. at Heritage Pointe, Warren.

Mrs. Tinkle retired from Universal Electric, Marion, where she was a secretary. She was a member of Mount Olive United Methodist Church.

She was born in Marion to Clarence and Hazel Leaming Harreld. She married Robert W. Tinkle on April 4, 1948. He preceded her in death.

Survivors include a daughter, Linda (Steve) Cain, of Sweetser; two granddaughters, Shawnda (Keith) Freer, of Alexandria, and Tina (Robert) Croft, of Fort Wayne; and four great-grandchildren.

A funeral service was held Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service, North Chapel, Marion, with Rev. Dan Blosser officiating. Burial followed in Gardens of Memory, Marion.

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