Willie Glenn Townsend

Published 12:08 pm Monday, November 21, 2022

A memorial gathering for Willie Glenn Townsend will be 11 a.m., Wednesday, November 23, at East Lincoln Baptist Church. Visitation is from 9 a.m. until the time of the service.

Mr. Townsend, 82, of Monticello, passed from this life November 18, 2022. He was born August 28, 1940. He lived and worked in Lincoln County as a surveyor/civil inspector until he retired. Mr. Townsend was a lifelong member of East Lincoln Baptist Church.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Jessie & Lurline Townsend ; his brother, David Townsend; grandson, Cole Buchanan; great grandson, Stetson Padgett; brother-in-law, Donnie Geohegan; and nephew, Richard Geohegan.

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Those who remain to cherish his memory are his wife, Annie Townsend; children, Tod Townsend (Jennifer), Deirdre Buchanan (Bubba), and Shawna Padgett (Woody); brothers, Charles Townsend (Florence), Jimmy Townsend (Debbie); sister, Karen Geohegan and sister-in-law, Lavenia Townsend. He is also survived by nine grandchildren, Jacob Waldrop (Alisha), Ryan Welther (Tiffany), Michael Waldrop (Amber Dillon), Bret Padgett (Demy), Hanna Reid (Ryan Magee), Hope Gatlin (Eli), Megan Skinner (Kaleb), Jade Padgett (Keith McKigney), and Zackary Townsend; nine great great grandchildren; and his two favorite nurses, Monica of Silver Cross and CC of St. Luke. He is also survived by other loving family members and friends.

Condolences and other information are available online at www.riverwoodfamily.com.