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Robert C. Townsend
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Birth: Jun. 29, 1894
Winnfield
Winn Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Apr. 13, 1952
Winn Parish
Louisiana, USA

Funeral services for Robert C. Townsend, 57, operator of Fort's Camp on Saline Lake, were held at Old Union Baptist Church Monday, April 14, following his death Sunday in a local hospital.

Mr. Townsend was a native of Winnfield and a member of the Baptist Church. Rev. Rambin, pastor of Old Union Church, conducted the funeral. Burial was in Old Union Cemetery under direction of Southern Funeral Home.

Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Ila Townsend, Atlanta Route 1; two sons, Cecil of Texas and Glynn of California; one daughter, Mrs. Lessie Bruce, Rochelle; one sister, Illene Townsend, Joyce; his father, Bryant Townsend, Joyce; and 13 grandchildren.

Published in The Winn Parish Enterprise, April 17, 1952 
 
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 Parents:
  Bryant Finley Townsend (1875 - 1962)
  Ella Jane Gilcrease Townsend (1879 - 1921)
 
 Spouses:
  Bertie Salley Ford Cockerham (1901 - 1966)
  Ila Mae Keen Townsend (1905 - 1990)
 
 Children:
  Robert Cecil Townsend (1917 - 1995)*
  Lessie M. Townsend Bruce Gorham (1919 - 2002)*
  Elvie Audress Townsend Bruce (1921 - 1940)*
  Ray Edward Townsend (1925 - 1945)*
  Louis Glynn Townsend (1927 - 1973)*
 
 Siblings:
  Robert C. Townsend (1894 - 1952)
  Pearce Townsend (1897 - 1904)*
  Letha Townsend (1899 - 1909)*
  Mary Elizabeth Townsend Jennings (1902 - 1938)*
  Ernest F. Townsend (1904 - 1920)*
  Coy Townsend (1907 - 1908)*
  Ilene Townsend Cloud (1918 - 2006)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Union Cemetery
Joyce
Winn Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Maintained by: Susan T.W.
Originally Created by: Ron Manley
Record added: Mar 22, 2009
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Robert C. Townsend
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Robert C. Townsend
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Grandpa, I am sorry and sad that I never got to meet you. You are loved and missed.
- Susan Townsend Wright
 Added: Mar. 14, 2011
 
 
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