Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, September 7, 2013, at Poplar Grove M.B. Church in Boyle with Rev. Jerry Williams officiating. Burial will follow in Poplar Grove Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 1-5 p.m. Friday, September 6, 2013, at W.S. Brandon Mortuary in Cleveland.
Survivors include sons, Walter Dotstry of Cleveland and Anthony Townsend of Toledo, Ohio; daughters, Wanda Kaye Townsend and Barbara Russell, both of Cleveland; sisters, Annie Mae Townsend of Cleveland and Mary Ann Jones of Merigold; brothers, Albert George Townsend Jr. of Boyle and Jerry Townsend of Muncie, Ind.; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.