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Vivian D. Dansbee Townsley
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Birth: Apr. 10, 1907
Pottsville
Hamilton County
Texas, USA
Death: Apr. 4, 2003
Soldotna
Kenai Peninsula Borough
Alaska, USA

Kenai Peninsula
Wednesday, April 23, 2003

Vivian D. Townsley
Obituary


Soldotna and Sterling area resident Vivian D. Townsley died Friday, April 4, 2003, at Heritage Place Nursing Center in Soldotna. She was 95.

Graveside services were held in Tucson, Ariz., and she was buried next her husband at South Lawn Cemetery. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Soldotna Church of Christ, Mile 91.7 of the Sterling Highway. Her son, Robert Townsley, and Tony Cloud will officiate at the service.

Mrs. Townsley was born April 10, 1907, in Hamilton, Texas, to William Edward Dansbee and Martha Isabell Bryan. She was the fifth of eight children. The eighth child, a boy, died shortly after birth.

Mrs. Townsley married Wesley Irvin Townsley on June 6, 1926, in Santa Rica, N.M. She lived in the Soldotna and Sterling areas for the past eight years.

"She loved her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. She also loved being with people, especially those of the Church of Christ, of which she was a member for 79 years. She was quite adept in gardening and needlework," her family said.

Mrs. Townsley was preceded in death by her husband on Aug. 2, 1961, and six sisters.

She is survived by her sons, Robert I. Townsley of Sterling, Charles W. Townsley of Oracle, Ariz., and James L. Townsley of Albuquerque, N.M.; eight grandchildren, including Sherry Bradshaw and Darla Towell of Sterling; 12 great-grandchildren; and 15 great-great-grandchildren.

Arrangements were made by Peninsula Memorial Chapel. 
 
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 Parents:
  William E Dansbee (1871 - 1924)
  Martha Isabel Bryan Dansbee (1871 - 1955)
 
 Spouse:
  Wesley Irvin Townsley (1907 - 1961)*
 
 Children:
  Robert Irvin Townsley (1928 - 2008)*
 
 Siblings:
  Belle Dansbee Bryan (1895 - 1989)*
  Fannie Dansbee Menges (1897 - 1931)*
  Lottie Mae Dansbee Wright (1903 - 1981)*
  Verona Vay Dansbee Rhoads (1905 - 1995)*
  Vivian D. Dansbee Townsley (1907 - 2003)
  Edna Dansbee Bignell (1908 - 1968)*
  Eddie Dansbee Cannon (1909 - 1999)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
South Lawn Memorial Cemetery
Tucson
Pima County
Arizona, USA
 
Created by: Freda
Record added: Jul 11, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28195769
Vivian D. <i>Dansbee</i> Townsley
Added by: Freda
 
Vivian D. <i>Dansbee</i> Townsley
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Vivian D. <i>Dansbee</i> Townsley
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Death leaves a heartache no one can heal. Love leaves a memory no one can steal.May you find peace in the arms of Jesus.
- Freda
 Added: Jul. 11, 2008
 
 
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