Christine Townsend

Christine Townsend


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Christine Townsend, 94, of Greenhill, AL, passed away of natural causes after a lengthy illness in nursing homes. She was a life-long member of the Church of Christ.


Mrs. Townsend was preceded in death by:

Parents: Thomas Behel Thompson and Elvie Stutts Thompson

Siblings: Johnie Thompson and Lucille Thompson Quillen

Spouse: Troy Ray Townsend


She is survived by:

Daughters: Evonne Townsend Haygood & Jan Townsend Hurst

Son: Thomas Edward Townsend

(14) Grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren


Christine touched many young people’s lives as an educator for over 35 years after receiving her undergraduate degree in Education from Florence State Teachers College and her Masters from Florence State College.


Visitation will be Wednesday, October 30, 2019 from 11:00 A.M. until 1:00 P.M. at Lone Cedar Church of Christ. The funeral service will follow at 1:00 P.M. with Bro. Tim Grigsby officiating. Burial will be in Lone Cedar Cemetery.


In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Lone Cedar Cemetery Fund in honor of Christine.


Greenhill Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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