Thomasena Townsend, age 56, passed away Sunday, May 1, 2016. She was born in Bellville, Fla. on June 16, 1960 to Miss Bessie Townsend and the late Mr. Jimmie Williams.
She accepted christ at an early age and join Bethel A.M.E. Church. She attended the Hamilton County Schools. Thomasena loved her friends and family.
Thomasena leaves to cherish her memory: four loving children, Senitra Gilmore, Tampa, Fla.; James Gilmore Jr., Miami, Fla.; Jamil Gilmore, Daytona Beach, Fla.; Jett Gilmore, West Palm Beach, Fla.; a loving mother Bessie Townsend, Lake City, Fla.; four aunts, Elvira Brown, Phyllis Thomas; Dorothy (Johnnny) Matchett, Valdosta, Ga.; Patricia Townsend, Bellville, Fla.; five grandchildren, a host of cousins and friends.
Funeral services for Miss Townsend will be at 11 a.m., Saturday, May 7 at Bethel A.M.E. Church, Bellville, Fla., Rev. Michael Ward will be the pastor. Interment will be in Bethel A.M.E. Church Cemetery. Bennie Thomas Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.
Published on May 5, 2016