Gregory R. Townsend, age 73, of Morristown, passed away
Saturday, October 5, 2013, at Newport Rehabilitation Center in Newport, TN.
He was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church in Morristown.
Greg and his wife Pat owned and operated Tiffany’s Florist
for 38 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents Roscoe and Helen
Townsend and grandparents Charles and Addie Robinson and Florence Jenkins.
He is survived by his loving wife of 49 years Pat Townsend;
daughter Tiffany and husband Wesley Marshall of Bybee; granddaughters Makenzie
and Makayley Marshall of Bybee; and very special lifetime friends Frank and
Sylvia Jane Parsons of Delaware, OH.
He is also survived by his brothers Glenn Townsend (Sandra),
and Tim Townsend (Lisa); sister Letitia Gantt (Jack); and sisters-in-law
Shirley Lowe, Mary Stanley (Ken), and Barbra Allen. He is also survived by his
aunt Abbie Robinson of Ironton, OH, and many special nieces, nephews, and
The family would like to send a very special “Thank you” to
the wonderful staff of Newport Rehabilitation Center for all the love and
kindness they have provided for the entire family. We would also like to thank
all of the residents for all of the love and care during the past year and all
of the new friendships that have been made.
Funeral services were held Monday, October 7, 2013, at 8:00
p.m. at Mayes Family Services Downtown Chapel with Rev. David Williams and Rev.
Ricky Witt officiating. Visitation was from 6:00—8:00 p.m. prior to the services.
Graveside services will be held Tuesday, October 8, 2013, at
1:00 p.m. at Centerview Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery in Bybee, TN.
Arrangements by Mayes Family Services at Morristown,