Virginia R. Townsend
Virginia R. Townsend, went to be with her Lord on April 3, 2012, at the age of 90 in Kansas City, Missouri.
She was born in St. Joseph on January 31, 1922, to Charles and Etta Pixler and graduated from Lafayette High School in 1939. She married Raymond E. Townsend, Sr. on February 8, 1941 and lived all of her married life in St. Joseph. She was preceded in death by her husband in 1984 and a son, Raymond E. Townsend, Jr., in 2005. She was of the Baptist faith. She is survived by her son, Michael W. Townsend (Iola) of Kansas City, Missouri; three grandchildren, Erin Graham( Aaron), Greenville, South Carolina, Eric Townsend (Shauna), Clinton, Missouri, and Marcee Townsend, Seattle, Washington; and three great-grandsons, Keaton and Kaiden Townsend and David Graham.
Graveside Services were held at Memorial Park Cemetery on April 6, 2012. The Family suggests memorial gifts for American Heart Association.