Lois Lee Townsell

Published 10:11 pm Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Lois Lee Townsell, 78, of 2621 Riddick Drive, Suffolk, died Monday, Nov. 3, 2014, at Kindred Transitional Care (Nansemond Pointe). She was a native of Nansemond County and the daughter of the late George Hillard and Gracie Hillard.



She was a graduate of East Suffolk High School. She retired from General Electric Company and later worked for Canon of Virginia and Suffolk Public Schools. She was a member of Metropolitan Baptist Church.

She leaves to cherish her memory her husband, William C. Townsell; three daughters, Saundra Copeland (Bernard) of Kailua Kona, Hawaii, Brenda Faulk (Larry) and Monica Holland, both of Suffolk; one grandchild, JaMon Holland; sisters-in-law, Gracie Wellons, Janie Daniels, Arleathia Crocker, Carolyn White (Henry), Donna Hatton (Sherman), Diane Williams (James) and Connie Davis; brother-in-law, Milton Townsell; other relatives and friends, including Lynne Davis and Brenda Harper.

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A funeral service will be held at noon, Friday, Nov. 7, 2014, at Metropolitan Baptist Church officiated by Pastor Dr. Robert L. Hobbs. Interment will be in Carver Memorial Cemetery. Crocker Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. Condolences may be extended to the family at www.crockerfuneralhome.com.