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 Robert Edward Townsend

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Robert Edward Townsend

  • Birth 26 Mar 1868 Mississippi, USA
  • Death 19 Feb 1958 Winn Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Burial Joyce, Winn Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 35188758

Funeral services for Robert E. Townsend, 90, long time resident of Winn Parish, who died Wednesday enroute to a hospital, will be held Friday, Feb. 21, at 10:30 a.m. at the Old Union Baptist Church with the pastor, Rev. Roy Norton, officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery under direction of Southern Funeral Home.

Mr. Townsend, who was born March 26, 1868 in Mississippi, had been making his home in the Hudson Community with his daughter, Mrs. W. H. Gates. He was a member of the Baptist Church.

Surviving are three sons, Elmo Townsend of Winnfield, John H. of Shreveport, and Stanley of Texas; five daughters, Mr. G. C. Hall and Mrs. H. F. Prestige of Baton Rouge, Mrs. W. H. Gates of Dodson, Mrs. H. W. Wilks of Lovington, New Mexico, and Mrs. T. C. Jones of Mexico; two stepdaughters, Mrs. D. O. O'Quin of Bunkie and Mrs. Grady Farnell of El Dorado.

He also leaves 20 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren, and one brother, B. F. Townsend of Joyce.

Published in The Winn Parish Enterprise News-American, February 20, 1958


Gravesite Details Middle name provided by his daughter, Anna Lea Townsend Jones' 1995 obituary.

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  • Created by: Ron Manley
  • Added: 26 Mar 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 35188758
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Edward Townsend (26 Mar 1868–19 Feb 1958), Find A Grave Memorial no. 35188758, citing Union Cemetery, Joyce, Winn Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Ron Manley (contributor 46788603) .