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Harriet Rachel Townsend
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Birth: Sep. 7, 1932
Death: Sep. 23, 1978
Altoona
Blair County
Pennsylvania, USA

Harriet Rachel Townsend, daughter of A. Roy and Gladys (Roth) Payne, was born on Sept. 7, I932, died of kidney problems and other complications at Altoona, Pa., Sept. 23, 1978; aged 46 y.

On May 29, 1953, she was married to George D. Townsend, who survives. Also surviving are 3 sons (James, George, and Gerald), 2 daughters (Cynthia and Cheryl), her mother (Gladys Payne), 3 brothers (James I, Paul G., and Richard J.), 2 sisters (Virginia and Dorothy), one half brother (Roy P), and one half sister (Hilda M. Mrs. Clark Yoder).

She was a member of Canan Station, where her husband serves as pastor.

A memorial service was held on Oct. 1, at Carson Valley Church of the Brethren, in charge of Nelson R. Roth, Alva D. Tice, and Paul M. Roth.

Her body was given for medical research.

Gospel Herald - Volume 71, Number 43 - October 31, 1978 - page 866

There is no record that she is interred at Carson Valley Cemetery. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Alonza Roy Payne (1895 - 1962)
  Gladys Roth Payne (1909 - 1988)
 
 Spouse:
  George Daniel Townsend (1924 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Body donated to medical science
 
Created by: Sky
Record added: Feb 26, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34228480
 

 
 
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