Obituaries: Betty Mae Townsend


Betty Mae Townsend
1923 – 2018

Graveside services for Betty Mae Townsend, of Opelika, Alabama was Thursday, October 25, at 2:00 p.m., at Hillview Cemetery in Alexander City, Alabama. Dr. Mike King officiated. Visitation was Thursday from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home. Mrs. Townsend passed away Tuesday, October 23rd at her home. She was born June 11, 1923 in Alexander City, Alabama. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Opelika, Alabama since the early 1960’s.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Mabry Townsend.
She is survived by her daughter, Luanne Townsend, of Opelika, Alabama; son, James Mabry Townsend (Jeanne) of Knoxville, Tennessee; granddaughter, Ashley (Stephen) West of Franklin, Tennessee; great-grandchildren: Eli and Anna West of Franklin, Tennessee. The family thanks Deborah Buckhannon and Alice Bowen for their many years of care and service.
In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests memorials to the Alabama Baptist Children’s Home.
Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home directed.


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