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Tommy Townsend

Friday, September 17, 2004

NEW MADRID - Tommy H. Townsend, 75, died Sept. 13, 2004, at Beverly Healthcare in New Madrid.

Born April 4, 1929, in Mississippi, he was the son of the late Ison and Mattie Townsend.

Survivors include: three sons, Tommy Townsend Jr., Ison Townsend and Larry Townsend of Chicago; two daughters, Dorothy Wilson and Pamela Joyman of Chicago; seven brothers, Lester Townsend of Aurora, Ill., Otis Townsend of Racine, Wis., Roosevelt Townsend of Malden, Cubie Townsend of Charleston, Roy Chester Townsend of New Madrid and Willie Townsend and Bobby Townsend of St. Louis; one sister, Yuonne Tucker of New Madrid; and 13 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Mary Singleton; and one brother, Willie B. Townsend.

Visitation is from noon Saturday until service time at 1 p.m. at Richards Funeral Home.

Burial will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery,