Mary Dell Waldroup Townsend, 79, of Kingston, passed away Monday July 8, 2013.
She was a member of Grace Community Church in Kingston and served as secretary of Shiloh Baptist Church for 40 years. She was an avid Lady Vols fan and was well known for sending birthday, get-well and sympathy cards. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Junior Townsend; sister, Ruth Tinnel; and brother, Billy Waldroup.
Survivors include daughter and son-in-law, Trish and Ron Lohmann; granddaughter, Ariel Harvey, all of Kingston; brothers, Jerry, Park, Wayne, James Michael and Cecil Waldroup; aunts, Bea Hogan and Betty Waldroup; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral was at 8 p.m. Friday, July 12, in Kyker Funeral Home chapel, Kingston, with the Rev. Paul Lloyd officiating. Burial will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 13, at Rose Cemetery. The family received friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday in Kyker Funeral Home, Kingston. www.kykerfuneralhomes.com