|Birth: ||Nov. 8, 1890|
|Death: ||Oct. 5, 1955|
Contra Costa County
Obit was in my Grandmothers'(she is Elbert's youngest sister)things. I don't know what paper it is from or the date.
Obituary of Elbert C. Townsley:
FORMER ROGER MILLS CITIZEN
Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at the Crawford school auditorium for Elbert C. Townsley, former resident of Rogers Mills County, who died at his home in Crockett, California on October 5.
Mr. Townsley was born on November 8, 1890 at Oren,Texas. On December 12, 1912 he married Minnie F. Dame Townsley.
He and his family lived in Rogers Mills County until 1936 when he left Reydon to go to California where he worked as
a sugar refiner warehouseman.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs.Minnie Townsley of the home address;three daughters, Mrs. Evales Blundell, Crawford; Mrs. Juanita Merritt, Crawford and Mrs. Ruby Merritt, Durham; a son Floyd Townsley of San Jose, California; five brothers, Arthur Lee Townsley of Crawford; Harvey Leonard Townsley
of Lowell, Arkansas; Hugh Frank Townsley Turlock,California; James Roy Townsley of Palm City, California and Wesley Irvin Townsley of Vanidum, New Mexico and three sisters; Miss Maggie Lydie Townsley of Canadian, Texas; Mrs. Emma Rachel Townsley Richeson Creek, El Dorado and Mrs. Eva (should be Iva) May Townsley Brinkley,
Pall bearers were; Claud Barker, Henry Walker, N.C. Smith, W.T. Stauber, Arthur McFarland and Floyd Hibbard.
Rev. A.L. Martin conducted the funeral services
Interment was in the Silent Home Cemetery with Scroggins Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Brother that preceded him in death:
William Henry Townsley
Grandfather: William Townsley
Daughter: Amy Lora Townsley
Aunt Laura J. Townsley Rollins
Elbert Walter Townsley (1865 - 1936)
Tuga May Smith Townsley (1871 - 1951)
Minnie F. Dame Townsley (1893 - 1978)
Euoolis Mae Townsley Blundell (1916 - 1993)*
Eunice Juanita Townsley Merritt (1919 - 2005)*
Amy Lora Townsley (1921 - 1947)*
Elbert C Townsley (1890 - 1955)
Hugh Frank Townsley (1895 - 1979)*
James Roy Townsley (1896 - 1974)*
William Henry Townsley (1898 - 1899)*
Arthur Lee Townsley (1901 - 1979)*
Harvey Leonard Townsley (1905 - 1978)*
Wesley Irvin Townsley (1907 - 1961)*
Iva May Townsley Brinkley (1912 - 1985)*
Silent Home Cemetery
Roger Mills County
Created by: Freda
Record added: Sep 26, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21773233