News-Messenger, The (Fremont, OH)
February 10, 2005

Marilyn Townsend, 50, 229 Brinker St., Bellevue, died Wednesday at home. She was born in Manchester, Ky., to Robert and Maude (Spurlock) Lewis. She married Donald R. Townsend on March 17, 1979, in Bellevue, and he survives. Marilyn was a homemaker and had been employed for eight years at Titan Plastics in Clyde. She enjoyed spending time at family gatherings and shopping. She and her husband did RV traveling and camping together. Also surviving are sons, Thrane D. Townsend of Bellevue and Tyler D. Townsend at home; stepson, David R. Townsend of Bellevue; stepdaughter, Leslie M. (Troy) Dewitt of Bellevue; three stepgrandchildren; brothers, Donald (Edith) Lewis of Sandusky, David (Lola) Lewis of Manchester, Ky., Tommy (Linda) Lewis of East Bernstadt, Ky., Wayne Lewis of Castalia, Arnold (Pam) Lewis of East Bernstadt, Ky., and Bill (Delores) Lewis of Graytown; and sisters, Judy Reed of East Bernstadt, Ky., Annette (Bruce) Bell of Vickery and Sandra (Chris) Townsend of East Bernstadt, Ky. She is preceded by her parents, sister, Linda Lewis, sister-in-law, Kathy Lewis, brothers-in-law, Leslie Reed and Phillip Lewis, and infant brother, Floyd Lewis. Visitation: 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Foos & Son Funeral Home, 311 W. Main St., Bellevue. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home with the Rev. James Allen, pastor of Rock House Valley Church, Onieda, Ky., officiating. Burial: York Chapel Cemetery, York Township, Bellevue. Memorials: To her family. Online condolences: http://