A funeral service for Bethani Jo Tinsley, age 14, of Sulphur Springs, Texas, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 18, 2022, at Independence Baptist Church in Dike with Bro. Don Tinsley and Bro. Ernie Franklin officiating. Interment will follow at Connor Cemetery with Bryan Primm, Conner Hall, Michael Majors, Braden Tinsley, Brevin Tinsley, and Justin Exum serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be the Angels of Care Home Health, Northeast Texas Pediatrics, Dr. Dana Rice, and Dr. Joel Chapman. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 17, 2022, at West Oaks Funeral Home.
Bethani passed away on Monday, June 13, 2022, at Cooks Children’s Hospital. She was born on June 15, 2007, in Denton County.
She is survived by parents, Todd and Sonya Tinsley; brothers, Braden and Brevin Tinsley; sisters, Brenna and Bailee Ann Tinsley; grandparents, Ronny and Loretta Caldwell, Don Tinsley, Ron Crowley; extended family, Bryan and Courtney Primm, Anissa, Bryson, Cora, James and Lana Hall, Tana, Chrissy, Mattie, Conner; biological father, Juan Cervera and wife Aimee; and half-brothers, John, Jose, and Caleb Cervera.
She was preceded in death by grandparents, Margaret Tinsley, Penny Payne, Lee Rogers, Lillie Crowley, George and Helen Dooley, Carl and Wilma Caldwell; great-aunt, Beverly Tinsley; and great-great-aunt, Earnestine Raper.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hope Kids at North Texas Chapter, PO Box 1628, Keller, TX 76244; or online at https://www.hopekids.org/donate-now/.
Arrangements are under the direction of West Oaks Funeral Home.