Carolyn Townsend

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Carolyn A. Townsend, nee Gentry, 65, of Belleville, IL, born February 5, 1956, in East St. Louis, IL, died Wednesday, July 28, 2021, at her residence.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ivan and Elizabeth, nee Sowder, Gentry; a son, Michael Townsend; and a daughter, Jennifer Townsend, in infancy.

Surviving are her husband of 48 years, Timothy Townsend; two sons, Gary Townsend of Nevada, and Brian Townsend of Belleville, IL; and two grandchildren, Madalynn and Brian Jr. Townsend.

Private burial will be held at Walnut Hill Cemetery, Belleville, IL.


7 Comments on Carolyn Townsend

Shannon McGinn-Corona said : Guest Report Aug 02, 2021 at 9:03 AM

Our hearts are with Caroyln's family and friends. It was an honor to care for her.- Unity Hospice

  • St. Louis
  • Missouri
Travis said : Guest Report Jul 31, 2021 at 9:19 PM

Carol, I only got to meet you a few times but I am glad I got you are a great person and good friend. Rest In Peace. And be pain free!

  • Las Vegas
  • NV
Theda & Charles Brabec said : Guest Report Jul 30, 2021 at 9:27 PM

Our deepest sympathy on the passing of your mother please know that we are here whenever you need us

  • Las Vegas
  • Nevada
Theda Brabec said : Guest Report Jul 30, 2021 at 9:08 PM

Dear Gary, You are in my prayers my deepest sympathy are with you and Travis and your entire family

  • Las Vegas
  • Nevada
Janet Bialczak said : Guest Report Jul 29, 2021 at 7:20 PM

Gary I’m so sorry on the passing of your mother. It’s very difficult to loose a parent. I didn’t know her but she certainly raised a sweet and kind son. May she Rest In Peace ???

  • St.Louis
  • MO
Aunt Linda Hausman said : Guest Report Jul 29, 2021 at 6:15 PM

You are now at peace but you leave a space in the hearts of those who knew you. Rest in peace.

  • St. Louis
  • Mo
Peggy said : Guest Report Jul 29, 2021 at 12:05 PM

Carolyn you will forever be in my heart and i can't belive you're gone. I will miss deeply. You are at peace now just not from the sicknesa that took you but from all the other pain you endured through life. I love you and i will Miss you MY SISTER. Britteny will miss you greatly she was your only niece. So sorry our names were not added but that's ok God knows and God has you now. Tell mom and Sandy and Wayne and Donald that i love them. I will see you again sis i love you.

  • Acworth
  • Georgia

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