In memory of
Mary Tinsley Alphin
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In memory of
Mary Tinsley Alphin
Mary Strother Tinsley Alphin, wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, died February 3, 2016. She was preceded in death by her father and mother; Charles R. and Kathleen E. Tinsley. Mary is survived by her husband, William M. Alphin of Culpeper, VA, her daughter, Charleene Alphin Doverspike and her husband David Wine of Baltimore, MD, and her three sons; Robert M. of Centreville, VA, Wallace R. and his wife Donna of Haymarket, VA and W. Kenneth and his wife Christiev of Nashville, TN. She was grandmother to seven grandchildren; Jason, Jacob, Delanie, Ian, Sean, Lincoln, Dakota, and one great-granddaughter, Carolena Rose. Mary was a graduate of Culpeper County High School and attended Mary Washington College; was an active member of New Salem Baptist Church, founding their children's choir in the early 60's and supported the church as an organist. She loved to sew many of her daughter's clothes, adored small children and babies and supported Culpeper Baptist Church in their nursery ministry for many years. She enjoyed attending Rural Electric Association Director's meetings with her husband and developed many friendships with the other wives. An avid gardener, Mary delighted in sharing cuttings of her perennials with her friends and neighbors and dearly loved Rhillhurst Farm, treasuring the life that she and her husband built for their family there. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Friday, February 5, 2016, at Clore-English Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held Saturday, February 6, 2016, at 12:00 p.m. at New Salem Baptist Church, 8233 Sperryville Pike, Culpeper, VA, with Pastor Mike Dodson officiating. Interment will follow in Fairview Cemetery. Online condolences may be offered by visiting clore-english.com.
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In memory of
Mary Tinsley Alphin
Mary Strother Tinsley Alphin, wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, died February 3, 2016. She was preceded in death by her father and mother; Charles R. and Kathleen E. Tinsley. Mary is survived by her husband, William M. Alphin of Culpeper, VA, her daughter, Charleene Alphin Doverspike and her husband David Wine of Baltimore, MD, and her three sons; Robert M. of Centreville, VA, Wallace R. and his wife Donna of Haymarket, VA and W. Kenneth and his wife Christiev of Nashville, TN. She was grandmother to seven grandchildren; Jason, Jacob, Delanie, Ian, Sean, Lincoln, Dakota, and one great-granddaughter, Carolena Rose. Mary was a graduate of Culpeper County High School and attended Mary Washington College; was an active member of New Salem Baptist Church, founding their children's choir in the early 60's and supported the church as an organist. She loved to sew many of her daughter's clothes, adored small children and babies and supported Culpeper Baptist Church in their nursery ministry for many years. She enjoyed attending Rural Electric Association Director's meetings with her husband and developed many friendships with the other wives. An avid gardener, Mary delighted in sharing cuttings of her perennials with her friends and neighbors and dearly loved Rhillhurst Farm, treasuring the life that she and her husband built for their family there. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Friday, February 5, 2016, at Clore-English Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held Saturday, February 6, 2016, at 12:00 p.m. at New Salem Baptist Church, 8233 Sperryville Pike, Culpeper, VA, with Pastor Mike Dodson officiating. Interment will follow in Fairview Cemetery. Online condolences may be offered by visiting clore-english.com.
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Clore-English Funeral Home
11190 James Monroe Highway
Culpeper, VA 22701
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