Dr. John W. Townsend, Jr.
1943 — 2021
Dr. John W. Townsend, Jr. , age 77, of Athens, GA passed February 25, 2021. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM, Saturday, March 6, 2021 at the graveside of East Lawn Memorial Cemetery, 825 Winterville Road, Athens, GA. Public viewing, Friday 2-6 PM, at the funeral home. Survivors include: his children, Sjacquita Johnson, Jared (Nancy) Strickland, Ben Ellis, Sherry Howard, John Westly Townsend, Stephanie Hood and Autumn Ellis; siblings, Corine Young, Mary Lockhart, Rose Townsend, Leroy Townsend, Andrea Perry and John W. Townsend; brother in law, Orville Purchase. Arrangements by Jackson-McWhorter Funeral Home. www.jacksonmcwhorterfuneralhome.com