Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 5, 2013, at M.J. Edwards Funeral Home Chapel in Memphis. Burial will follow at Delta Heights Cemetery in Cleveland.
Visitation will be one hour before the service.
She is survived by her sons, Larry Howard of Memphis and Melvin Townsend of Elkart, Ind.; daughters, Rosie Lee Townsend, Gloria Jean Townsend, Betty Henderson, Margaree Townsend and Shirley Townsend, all of Memphis; Pearlie Howard of California and Vickie Mason of Elkart, Ind.; brother, James Morris of Loraine, Ohio; sister, Josie Myles of Chicago, Ill.; 18 grandchildren; and 47 great-grandchildren.