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John Townsend, 47, US Army Veteran

Funeral services will be held Thursday, June 9, 2005 at 10 a.m. at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home for John Townsend. A resident of the Millerfield community, he died suddenly at the UK Medical Center in Lexington on Monday. He was employed by Grayhawk Construction Company of Lexington.
He is survived by:
  • His wife, Brenda Kay Hall Townsend, Logansport, IN.

  • His mother and step father, Virginia Cade and Bob Siler of Columbia.

  • He was the son of Marvin Merl Townsend of Indiana and was preceded in death by his dad Grayson Harden in 1997.

  • Two stepchildren: Devin Marie Elpers and Kasi Jo Elpers of Logansport.

  • Two brothers: Byron and wife Kathy Townsend of Kokomo, IN; Clarence and wife Jackie Townsend of Logansport.

  • Three sisters: Jennifer Burris and her husband Steve of Columbia; Letitia "Tish" Burton and her husband Randy of Columbia; and Cynthia "Cindy" Furkins of Russell Springs.

  • Two step grandchildren: Alivia Grace Leeman and Blayne Joseph Leeman of Logansport.

  • Two nieces: Charity Truman and Samantha Villela.
Bro. J. Richard Lehman will officiate at the Thursday morning service and interment will be in the Lebanon National Cemetery.

The family requests visitation after 5 p.m. today at the funeral home.

This obituary was made possible through the support of Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, established in 1922, located at 210 Greensburg Street in Columbia. To reach Louis and Brenda McQueary and Richard and Mary Beth Phelps, phone 270-384-2145, or call our 24-hour community obituary information line, 384-6999. E-mail: you trust, caring for people you love.

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