Johnnie Clyde Townsend

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Johnnie "Jack" Clyde Townsend, age 83, of the Bryant Station community, died Sunday, May 10, 2015, at his home.

Mr. Townsend was a native of Hale County, Ala., and he was the son of the late George and Della Crawford Townsend.

He was a retired concrete superintendent from Al Johnson Construction, was a veteran of the Korean War, and was a member of the Methodist church.

He is survived by his wife, Sally Anne Townsend of the Bryant Station community, daughter, Roxanne (Ricky) Worthy of the Bryant Station community, son, Terry Lee (Lea) Townsend of Pompano Beach, Fla., two sisters, Louise Thomas of Greensboro, Ala. and Geneva Gilliam of Thomasville, Ala., and three brothers, Eldridge Townsend of Jacksonville, Fla., Ray Townsend of Mobile, Ala., and Ronald Townsend of Mobile, Ala. He is also survived by three grandchildren, Chelsea Townsend, Luke Worthy, and Logan Worthy.

Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday, May 13, 2015, at 3 p.m. from the chapel of London Funeral Home by Rev.Steve Christopher and Dolan Davis with burial to follow in Lone Oak Cemetery.

The family will be at the funeral home for visitation on Wednesday from 1 p.m. until the funeral hour.

Those serving as pallbearers will be Tony Beyer, Corey Jewell, Bill Terry, Bill McCullough, David Gilliam and Donald Terry. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Ben High, Fred Jones, Doug Williams, and the hospice team of Rita, Ryan and Rachel.

In lieu of flowers the family asks that you make donations to the charity of your choice.

London Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.