Died. Eleanor Tinsley, 82, an eight-term veteran of Houston’s City Council who was one of the first women elected to citywide office, died February 10. A fierce advocate of city beautification, Tinsley was also a solid champion of issues supporting Houston’s gay community. Tinsley’s husband, James, preceded her in death. Funeral services were held February 14 at South Main Baptist Church.
March 5, 2021