MT. JULIET -- Funeral services have been set for 11 a.m. Saturday, June 6 at the Mt. Juliet Church of God for Mrs. Townes, 77, of Lebanon. Mrs. Townes passed away June 2, 2009.
The family will be receiving friends at Sellars Funeral Home in Lebanon Friday, June 5 between the hours of 3 - 8 p.m. Visitation at the church is from 10 a.m. until service.
Services will be conducted by Brother Danny Sellars. Interment follows in Spring Hill Cemetery, Madison.
Survivors include husband of 18 years Johnny Townes; sons James (Patricia) Johnson and Wayne (Ruby) Johnson; siblings Louise (Ernest) Burnett, Joe (Sara) Edmondson, Margaret (Jim) Bailey and William Edmondson. Also surviving are grandchildren: Jessie Johnson, David Johnson, Kari (Jordan) Affourtit and Kyle Johnson; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Her grandchildren along with Ted Floyd and Larry Alderman will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers: Charlie Huff, Don "Rooster" Greene, Jim Bishop, Charles West and the Mt. Juliet Church of God Senior Sunday School Class.
She is preceded in death by son Timmy Johnson, first husband Russell H. Johnson, parents George K. and Katie Pearl Yarbrough Edmondson and siblings Mabry, Elmer, Robert, Ray, David and Albert Edmonson.
Sellars Funeral Home, 313 W. Baddour Pkwy, Lebanon, is in charge of arrangements.