Julie Ann Foret Townsend, 65, of Loranger, passed away Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, at her residence. Julie was born Monday, Sept. 13, 1948, in Houma.
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Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Harry McKneely and Son Funeral Home in Hammond. Funeral services will be at 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, with Deacon Al Levy officiating. Visitation in Houma will be from 9 a.m. until funeral time Wednesday at St. Francis de Sales Cathedral. A Mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church, with burial in St. Francis de Sales Cemetery.
She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, LaNette and Ernest Buras and Mary and John Cloud; son and daughter-in-law, David and Bonnie Townsend; grandchildren, Desireé and Alexis Morris; sisters, Nellie Hernandez, Doris Pearson and Mildred Anderson; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Larry Lee Townsend; parents, Etienne Foret and Syntta Rhodes Foret; brothers, Felix and Abby Foret; and sisters, Gladys Anderson and Jeanne Mayet.
She was active in the Boy Scouts, American Legion Ladies Auxiliary, VFW, Viet Nam Veterans Auxiliary, Disabled Veterans and a Volunteer at the V.A. Clinic in Hammond.
She was a retired Registered Nurse, and had worked at TGMC and Lallie Kemp.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the War Vets Home, 4739 LA 10, Jackson, LA 70748.
An online guest book is available at www.harrymckneely.com.
Harry McKneely and Son Funeral Home in Hammond is in charge of arrangements.
Harry McKneely & Son Inc Funeral Homes & Crematory
2000 N Morrison Blvd
Hammond, LA 70401
Published in Houma Today & The Daily Comet from Nov. 16 to Nov. 18, 2013