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Gladys Ruth Branham Tinker
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Birth: Sep. 19, 1926
Carroll County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jan. 16, 2005
Switzerland County
Indiana, USA


Madison Courier
Madison, Indiana
January 17, 2005

Gladys Ruth Branham Tinker, 78, of 618 S.R. 250, Vevay, near Fairview, died Sunday, Jan. 16, 2005, at her home.

She was born Sept. 19, 1926, in Worthville, Ky., the daughter of James Edward Branham and Annie Laura Mahoney. She lived in the Fairview community from her marriage to Robert William Tinker, April 16, 1945, until her death. She was the secretary of Tinker Implements near Fairview for many years. She was also a supply bus driver for the Switzerland County School Corporation for several years. She was a member of the Fairview Nightowls Home Ec Club, and the Fairview United Methodist Church.

Surviving are one daughter, Donna Jean Tinker of Fairview; two sons, Donald Wayne "Butch" Tinker of Fairview and Robert Lee "Pee Wee" Tinker of Pleasant; one sister, Esther Wooten of Indianapolis; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Oct. 12, 1999; one daughter, Lou Ann Tinker, Aug. 27, 1955; one son, Tommy Lynn Tinker, July 14, 1953; one niece; one nephew; one great niece; and her Mahoney grandparents, who raised her.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay, with burial in the Vevay Cemetery.

Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions in the deceased's name to the Fairview United Methodist Church; or the Switzerland County Emergency Medical Services. Cards are available at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family via the funeral home's Web site guestbook at

Henry County Local
New Castle, Kentucky
January 19, 2005

Gladys Ruth Branham Tinker, age 78, of Fairview, Indiana died Sunday, January 16, 2005 at her residence. She was a native of Worthville, the daughter of the late James Edward Branham and Anna Laura "Annie" Mahoney, served as secretary of Tinker Implements, and a member of Fairview United Methodist Church.

She is survived by one daughter, Donna Jean Tinker, Fairview, Indiana; two sons: Donald Wayne "Butch" Tinker, Fairview, Indiana; and Robert Lee "Pee Wee" Tinker, Pleasant, Indiana; one sister, Mrs. Bill (Esther) Wooten, Indianapolis, Indiana; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert "Bob" Tinker, one daughter, Lou Ann Tinker; one son, Tommy Lynn Tinker and one sister.

Funeral services will be today (Wednesday, January 19) at 1 p.m. at Haskell and Morrison Funeral Home, Vevay, Indiana. Rev. Arnold Cutter will officiate. Interment will be in Vevay Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Fairview United Methodist Church of The Switzerland County EMS.

Children of Gladys Ruth Branham and Robert William Tinker:

1. Donald Wayne "Butch" Tinker born LIVING.

2. Robert Lee "Pee Wee" Tinker born LIVING.

3. Tommy Lynn Tinker born 14 July 1953 in Switzerland Co, IN and died 14 July 1953 in Switzerland Co, IN.

4. Lou Ann Tinker born 23 August 1955 in Ripley Co, IN and died 27 August 1955 in Ripley Co, IN.

5. Donna Jean Tinker born LIVING.

From the Personal Files of Teresa L. Skaggs

Family links: 
  James Edward Branham (1903 - 1985)
  Anna Laura Mahoney Branham (1909 - 1930)
  Robert William Tinker (1926 - 1999)
  Tommy Lynn Tinker (1953 - 1953)*
  Lou Ann Tinker (1955 - 1955)*
  Gladys Ruth Branham Tinker (1926 - 2005)
  Infant Son Branham (1930 - 1930)*
  James Edward Branham (1934 - 1990)**
  Richard Lee Branham (1935 - 1936)**
  William G. Branham (1940 - 2005)**
*Calculated relationship
Vevay Cemetery
Switzerland County
Indiana, USA
Created by: Genealogy Girl
Record added: Nov 12, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12315629
Gladys Ruth <i>Branham</i> Tinker
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