Obituary of Mary Townsend-Meyer
Mary Belle Townsend-Meyer, 88, of Salisbury, died on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 peacefully at Wicomico Nursing Home. Born on September 21, 1929 in Salisbury, MD, she was the daughter of the late Walton and Maude Phillips.
Mary Belle attended schools in Salisbury. Most of her life she spent as a homemaker caring for her family. Mary Belle enjoyed fishing with her husband, going to ballgames as well as cooking for her family and friends. She was a member of Faith Community Church. Most of all she was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend.
Mary Belle is survived by five children William Joseph Townsend, Jr. and his wife Marilyn of Fruitland, Mary Frances Adams and her husband Harry of Salisbury, Cheryl Townsend and her husband Robert of Salisbury, Barbara Griffin and her husband David of Princess Anne, James M. Townsend of Salisbury, a special son James Finlay of Salisbury, fourteen grandchildren Lisa Naugle, Crystal Godwin, William J. Townsend, III, Jessica Townsend, Harry Adams, Jr., Matt Adams, Hettie Townsend, Michelle Classing, Rodney Townsend, David Griffin, Heather Wingate, Bryan Aurelio, Jr., Eric Aurelio, and Christopher Barry, as well as numerous great grandchildren and great great grandchildren and her husband, Clarence Edward Meyer of Salisbury.
In addition to her parents, Mary Belle is preceded in death by her beloved husband William Joseph Townsend, Sr., two daughters Ruth Ann Morris and Kathryn Barry and five sisters, Louise Mach, Edna Mae Bratten, Virginia Ennis, June Lawler, and Barbara Lattimore
A funeral service will be held on Monday, August 6, 2018 at 2:00 pm at Holloway Funeral Home, Salisbury. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow at Springhill Memory Gardens in Hebron. Per Mary Belle’s request she wanted everyone to dress casually.
Arrangements are in the care of Holloway Funeral Home, P.A., 501 Snow Hill Road, Salisbury, MD 21804. To send condolences to the family, please visit www.hollowayfh.com.
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