Doris Pauline Rambeau Tincher, 82, of Berea, died Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at Telford Terrace in Richmond. She was a Madison County native born January 7, 1931, daughter of the late William Robert and Clara Elizabeth Chapman Rambeau, a resident of Berea most of her life, retired Kentucky School System Teacher with 22 years of service including teaching at Silver Creek Elementary and Berea City School system until her retirement January 1, 1983.

Mrs. Tincher completed a B.S. in Education at EKU, Class of 1961, and Masters Degree in Education, Class of 1972. She was a member of the Kentucky State Teachers Retirement Association and Berea Baptist Church. Mrs. Tincher loved music, was an avid reader, and faithful supporter of the Madison County Public Library System. She enjoyed sewing, quilting, collecting and restoring antique furniture, and conducting genealogical research. She loved children, supported education, literacy, and was a progressive supporter of civil rights and educational equality.

Survivors include 1 son, Robert (Doraine Bailey) Tincher and 1 granddaughter, Emily Tincher. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her loving husband of 56 years, Ray Tincher; and 1 sister, Marjorie Rambeau Hooper.

Funeral Service 1:00 PM, Friday, February 8, 2013 at Reppert Funeral Home with Rev. J. Randolph Osborne officiating. Burial will follow in Berea Cemetery. Visitation 11:00 AM until service time Friday. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Telford Terrace, Madison County Public Library, or The Madison County Humane Society.

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