Ellen K. Tinsley, 80, passed away Wednesday October 12, 2016 in a Lafayette Care Center. Memorial services will be held at a later date. She is survived by her son Raymond H. Sanborn and his fiancée Rachel Zamarripa of Lafayette; 3 grandchildren Raymond P. Sanborn, Paulina K. Brown, and Holden M. Sanborn;2 great grandchildren Sophia Sanborn and Aria Sanborn Ellen was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She is preceded in death by her husband Melvin Tinsley. Condolences may be made to the family at www.davidfuneralhome.org David Funeral Home of Lafayette is in charge of arrangements. 316 Youngsville Hwy Lafayette, LA 70508 (337) 837-9887.