Arlena Jane Tinnes

Arlena Jane Tinnes, 72, of Keota, died Monday, June 18, 2018, at her home.


Arlena was born October 26, 1945, in Mexico, Mo., to James and Frances (Fisher) Sharon. She attended Keota High School. On April 24, 1963, she married Dennis Tinnes in Lovilia, Iowa. She lived most of her life in the Keota community and attended Faith Baptist Church in Washington and Good Neighbor Fellowship in Keota. Arlena enjoyed spending time with her family and friends and being involved in several Bible Study groups.


Survivors include her son, James (Kim); daughters: Paula (Tim) Orr, Patty Tinnes (friend Nathan Jaster); son-in-law, Rob Lane (Pearl); six grandchildren: Jason Tinnes, Jessica (Nick) Mahan, Brittany Lane, Benjamin Orr, Melissa Orr and Hannah (Joaquin) Aguilar; and eight grandchildren: Gabriel, Nora, Jaxon and Levi Tinnes, Emily and Brian Mahan, Samuel and Maelee Aguilar.


She was preceded by her parents; husband, Dennis; daughter, Pearl; father-in-law, August Tinnes, Jr.; and brothers-in-law: Leroy Tinnes and Larry Tinnes.


Funeral service 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 22, 2018, at Powell Funeral Home in Keota. Burial at Keota Cemetery. Visitation 4-7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

A memorial fund has been established for Good Neighbor Fellowship.



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