Doris J. Townsend, 86, of Greenville, passed away Monday evening, October 10, 2011 at the Clare Bridge Cottage at Sterling House in Greenville.
She was born March 7, 1925 in Darke County, Ohio, daughter of the late Ernest and Mildred (Effie) Winterrowd. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harold E. Townsend on June 2, 1972; a sister; Thelma Burkett; and brothers, Donald and Lloyd Winterrowd.
Doris had owned and operated the Lightsville General Store and worked for 29 years in the Darke County Treasurer office. She was a lifelong member of the Community United Methodist Church.
Doris is survived by her children; Mary (Michael) Townsend-Smith of Frisco, TX, and David (Marcia) Townsend of Union City, OH; grandchildren, Mathew D. Townsend, Mason C. (Andrea) Townsend; great grandchildren, Cierra, David, Cole, Madison, Gracie, Mackenzea; a sister, Pauline Coppock of Ansonia; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, October 15, at the Oliver- Floyd Funeral Home, 1000 N. Broadway, Greenville, with Rev. Terry Haworth officiating. Burial will follow in the Teegarden Cemetery near Ansonia, OH.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday from 6 to 8 p.m., and on Saturday from 10 a.m. till the time of service.
The family request that memorial contributions be give to State of the Heart Hospice.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.oliverfloyd.com