Roy George Townsend

Roy George Townsend, 84, of Cartersville, passed away on Tuesday, September 8, 2020, at Cartersville Medical Center.

Born on October 1, 1934, in Cartersville, he was the son of the late Cicero J. Townsend and the late Cora Bell Gossett Townsend. He was also preceded in death by his brothers, Richard Townsend, Junior Townsend, Herbert Townsend, J.C. Townsend, and Walter Townsend; his sisters, Mary Oveline Hudson, and Allie B. Adams all of Bartow County.

Survivors include his wife, Jeanette Townsend; his sons, Donny Townsend (Mary), and Ron Townsend (Bambi); his grandchildren, Jessica Townsend McGill (Dell), Jill Townsend, Zach Townsend, Haley Townsend, and Zoey Townsend; and his great-grandchildren, Blake, Emalie, and Aaliyah McGill.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, September 11, 2020, in the chapel of Parnick Jennings Funeral Home and Cremation Services with Reverend Ronnie Cowart officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 10, 2020, at Parnick Jennings Funeral Home and Cremation Services. Due to COVID-19, social distancing rules will be practiced.

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