2008-03-20 / Obituaries


Dervin G. "D" Townsend, 66, of Mauvilla, died March 16, 2008 at an area hospital.

He was a native of Greensboro. He was retired from the Alabama Highway Department as an inspector. He graduated from Coffeeville High School.

Survivors include his wife of 23 years, June Fuller Townsend, Mauvilla; two sons, Randy Townsend, Chase Townsend, both of Mauvilla; two daughters, Penny Townsend, Mobile, Dawn Ellis, Grand Bay; four brothers, Jack Townsend, Columbia, Tenn., L.D. Townsend, Jacksonville, Fla., Ronald Townsend, Ray Townsend, Chunchula; two sisters, Louise Thomas, Greensboro, Geneva Gillam, Thomasville; six grandchildren.

The service was March 19 at 1 p.m. at the Haven Woods Baptist Church. Burial was in Valhalla Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Valhalla Memorial Gardens Funeral Home of Semmes direct- ed.

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