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Willie C Townsend

March 15, 1939 ~ November 10, 2017 (age 78)

Mr. Willie Townsend was born in Pike County, AL on March 15, 1939 to JC Edwards and Willie Mae Nichols, at a very early age he was a GOD giving gift  to Finus and Julie Mae Townsend. He joined Benevolent Grove at an early age, he was the church treasurer, a faithful member and a devoted deacon. He loved Benevolent Grove and his church family. He was a dedicated employee at Wiley Sanders for the majority of his career. He is preceded in death by his parents, siblings, one son, one grandson, and one granddaughter.

He leaves to cherish his memories a devoted wife, Catherine Townsend; Children, Linda (Curtis) Toles, Montgomery, AL; Donnie Townsend, Troy, AL; Carolyn (Lawrence) Hill, Troy, AL; Mae Still, Troy, AL; Charlesetta T. Jones, Troy, AL; Willie Seymore, Troy AL; Christopher Seymore, Georgia; Willie C. Townsend Jr., Fairburn, GA; Lerkeno (Elijah) Caple, Enterprise, AL; Karrington Townsend Troy, AL; Tyrone Siler, Troy, AL; Catherine Lenee Siler, Troy, AL; Clarence Coskrey, Lenexa, MO; Sisters, Mozell Young, Radcliff, KY; Catherine Jakes, Birmingham, AL; Brother, Ronnie Smith, Birmingham, AL; a very special aunt Inez Brown; a very special granddaughter Kaneshia Townsend; a very special niece Dorothy Mae Townsend; two  very special nephews Danny Fleming and Willie Blackmon a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, relatives, and friends.


 Service Information

November 14, 2017

12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
George F. Grubbs Funeral Home
208 E. Madison St.
Troy, AL 36081

Funeral Service
November 15, 2017

11:00 AM
Benevolent Grove Missionary Baptist Church
668 County Rd 7721
Troy, AL 36081

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