Mrs. Hazel B. Townsend, 100 of Covington, passed away on January 8, 2021 at Covington Care Center. Mrs. Townsend, the widow of Marshall Townsend, was a bookkeeper for the First Utility District for 22 1/2 years and was a member of the First United Methodist Church.
Mrs. Townsend is survived by her granddaughter, Stacey Erwin of Nebraska; her great-grandchildren, Hailey, Jake, and Asher Field; her nieces, Pam Bogue Goode of Memphis and Jenny Hanson of Memphis; her nephew, Terry Bogue of Memphis; and by her cousins, Stephen and Kaye Parr Billings Smith of Covington. Mrs. Townsend was preceded in death by her son, Michael Wilson Erwin; her half-brother, Grady Bogue, Jr.; her half-sister, Beth Escue; her sisters, Gladys Baskin and Sara Marie Bogue; and by her brother, Thurman Bogue.
A private graveside will be held for the family at Shiloh Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers the family has asked for memorials to be sent to the First United Methodist Church Building Fund.
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