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In Memory of

Marie Annette Callahan Townsend

July 22, 1951 - September 13, 2016

Obituary


Marie Annette Callahan Townsend went to be with Jesus on September 13, 2016. Marie was born on July 22, 1951 in Richmond, Virginia. She is survived by her mother, Nettie Callahan; sister, Sharon Callahan Connor; brother-in-law, Tom Connor; aunts, Eunice Jackson, Alta Mae Bruce, Frances Callahan and Helen Ashworth; many cousins and friends; special friends, Bonnie Tinsley and Mark Floyd; and her beloved kitty, Miss Piggy. Marie was nurtured and baptized at Woodland Heights Baptist Church. She loved Elvis, country music, the color purple, earrings and animals. Marie was a real Southern gal who always...

Marie Annette Callahan Townsend went to be with Jesus on September 13, 2016. Marie was born on July 22, 1951 in Richmond, Virginia. She is survived by her mother, Nettie Callahan; sister, Sharon Callahan Connor; brother-in-law, Tom Connor; aunts, Eunice Jackson, Alta Mae Bruce, Frances Callahan and Helen Ashworth; many cousins and friends; special friends, Bonnie Tinsley and Mark Floyd; and her beloved kitty, Miss Piggy. Marie was nurtured and baptized at Woodland Heights Baptist Church. She loved Elvis, country music, the color purple, earrings and animals. Marie was a real Southern gal who always loved parties and being surrounded by family and friends. Marie had an indomitable spirit and faced many challenges with determination. Marie had a special bond with all her doctors and caregivers. Her sparkle and giggle will be missed by all. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m., at Nelsen Funeral Home, 4650 S. Laburnum Ave., Richmond, Va. 23231, where a funeral service will be held on Monday at 11 a.m. Interment will follow in Washington Memorial Park. Donations may be made to Woodland Heights Baptist Church, 611 W. 31st St., Richmond, Va. 23225. Online condolence may be left at www.nelsencares.com.