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Ruby Edith Townsend
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Obituary for Ruby Edith Townsend

Ruby Edith (Brooks) Townsend, 93 of Slaughters, KY passed away at 12:16 PM Friday February 16, 2018 at Baptist Health in Madisonville.

She was born in Webster County, KY on February 25, 1924 to the late Charlie Lee and Viola (Brown) Brooks.

Edith was a Homemaker and a member of the Mt. Gilead Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Buford Townsend, 1 grandson Nathan Whitson Townsend and several brothers and sisters.

Survivors include 10 children: David Townsend (Glenda), Larry Townsend, Jimmy Townsend (Debbie), Michael Townsend (Glenda),      Jackie Townsend (Shanda), Sharon Copeley (Mike), Roger Townsend,  Darrell Townsend (Tonja), Charlotte Marsh (Bobby), Rickie Townsend (Shelly), 1 Brother Marion Thomas Brooks, 31 Grandchildren, 71 Great-grandchildren, 9 Great-great-grandchildren, Nieces and Nephews.

Services will be Noon Monday February 19, 2018 at Mt. Gilead General Baptist Church in Slaughters. 

Bro. Steve Dame and Bro. Harry Baldwin will officiate. 

Burial will be in Slaughters Cemetery. 

Visitation will be at Mt. Gilead General Baptist Church Sunday 1-5PM and Monday 10:00 AM until service time at the church. 

Pallbearers will be Roger Townsend, Rickie Townsend, Darrell Townsend, Kevin Townsend, Bobby Marsh and Kirby Townsend.  Honorary pallbearers will be the grandchildren. 

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Slaughters Cemetery Fund or Mt. Gilead General Baptist Church. 

Tomblinson Funeral Home Sebree Chapel is handling arrangements.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Sunday

18

Feb

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Mt. Gilead General Baptist Church

2777 Mt. Gilead Mt. Pleasant Rd.
Slaughters, KY 42456

Visitation

Monday

19

Feb

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Mt. Gilead General Baptist Church

2777 Mt. Gilead Mt. Pleasant Rd.
Slaughters, KY 42456

Funeral Services

Monday

19

Feb

12:00 PM
Mt. Gilead General Baptist Church

2777 Mt. Gilead Mt. Pleasant Rd.
Slaughters, KY 42456

Cemetery Details

Location

Slaughters Cemetery

Hwy 138 E
Slaughters, KY 42456


Memorial Contribution

Mt. Gilead General Baptist Church

2777 Mt. Gilead Mt. Pleasant Rd.
Slaughters, KY 42456

Slaughters Cemetery

Hwy 138 East
Slaughters, KY 42456
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