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Originally published: 2013-01-11 16:52:05
Last modified: 2013-01-11 16:52:05

Ada Frances Townsend

Ada Frances Townsend, 92, of Banner Elk, passed away on Jan. 8, 2013, in Montgomery, Ala.

She was born June 28, 1920, in Honaker, Va., a daughter of the late Albert and Dora Puckett Musick.

Townsend was a homemaker, an avid gardener, and enjoyed her flowers. Everyone enjoyed her flowers and all of her canned goods that she had every summer.
Along with her parents, Townsend was preceded in death by her husband, Henry William Townsend.

A loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, who was a wonderful provider for her family and loved ones, Townsend has left to cherish her memory her daughter, Shirley Townsend Pettit of Montgomery, Ala.; son, James Michael Townsend and wife, Alice, of Blountville, Tenn.; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren.

Graveside services for Ada Frances Townsend were conducted 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013, in the Townsend Cemetery.

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Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home of Newland is serving the Townsend family.

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