Edith McLean Townsend, 90, of Farmville passed away Thursday, October 13, 2011 in Farmville.
Born in Caldwell County, NC January 15, 1921, Mrs. Townsend was the daughter of the late, Wallace G. and Mary E. Talbort McLean. She was retired as a Seamstress with Crewe Garment Company.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph E. Townsend, Sr., Brother, Wallace Owen McLean and sister, Lois M. Talbort.
Surviving are her son, Ralph E. Townsend, Jr., granddaughter, Angela T. Jacobs (Dennis) all of Farmville, brother, Olen G. McLean of Petersburg, two sisters, Carrie Cloer of Hudson, NC and Lydia Counts of Farmville, a very special nephew, Ulysses McLean of Mechanicsville, two special nieces, Evelyn Claudin Rudd and Mary Joan Mann both of Amelia, great granddaughter, Martha D. Kahn (Tim) of Richmond and numerous other nieces and nephews.
A graveside funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM, Sunday, October 16, 2011 in the Seventh Day Adventist Cemetery.
Shorter Funeral Home of Farmville is serving the family