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Harlene Caye Johnson

July 6, 1943 ~ January 4, 2018 (age 74)

Harlene Johnson, 74, of McKinney, KY passed away on Thursday, January 4, 2018 at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. Born July 6, 1943 in New Salem, KY to the late William and Juey Leeper Tinsley, she was the widow of the late Larry Johnson. She worked as an EMT for McKinney Area Rescue, and was a member of New Salem Baptist Church. Survivors include her children, Maynard Hoskins (Anna Mae), Kerry Hoskins (Sarah), Sharlot Brown (Randy), Bernard Hoskins (Tammy) all of Geneva, KY; two brothers, Denver Tinsley (Doris) of Fairfield, OH, and Darrell Tinsley (Frankie) of Hamilton, OH; twelve grandchildren, and nineteen great-grandchildren whom she loved dearly. She was like a second mother and grandmother to her twin sister’s kid and grandkids, Blaine Tinsley (Ron Burgen), Yvonne Tinsley, Marlon Tinsley, and Mike Griffin. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Frances Reed, and Sharlene Griffin; and one brother, Lowell Tinsley. Visitation will be Saturday, January 6, 2018 from 5-9pm at Spurlin Funeral Home Chapel, Stanford. Funeral service will be 2pm Sunday, January 7, 2018 at New Salem Baptist Church in New Salem, KY. Burial will follow at New Salem Cemetery. Casket bearers are: Daniel Brown, Joseph Brown, Jason Hoskins, Justin Hoskins, Kerry Wayne Foley, and Dayson Sinkhorn. Honorary bearers will be: Mike Griffin, Blaine Tinsley, Kris Clark, Billy Tinsley, Bruce Tinsley, Mark Reed, Lionel Reed, Marlon Tinsley, Bryan Tinsley, Bobby Tinsley, Kenny Tinsley, and Jerry Tinsley.

 Service Information

January 6, 2018

5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Spurlin Funeral Home
411 West Main Street
Stanford, KY 40484

Funeral Service
January 7, 2018

2:00 PM
New Salem Baptist Church
10680 Green River Road
Hustonville, KY 40437

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