Ted Fletcher Townsend

July 15, 1948 ~ June 18, 2022 (age 73)


Ted Fletcher Townsend, age 73 passed away June 18, 2022 surrounded by his family. Graveside Services will be conducted Monday, June 20, 2022 at 5 PM in the Covington Memorial Gardens. Ted attended the University of Tennessee at Martin. He studied education and taught Elementary school in Munford for several years. Then he began his 25 year career in sales at Sears, Roebuck & Co. He was ready for a break from the corporate world and he then worked in construction and retail before retirement. Ted loved music and could play just about any instrument "by ear". He was happiest grilling and entertaining for his family and friends.  Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Ginger Burlison Townsend, two daughters, Daphne Sanford, (Rob) and Dana Naifeh, (Judson), a sister, Virginia Ralph, all of Covington, TN, five grandchildren: Max Sanford, (Ashley), Britt Sanford, Ally Naifeh, Abby Naifeh and Oney Naifeh, two great-grandchildren, Kaia Lane Sanford and Bryce Carter Sanford. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lee Respers and Ruby Kathleen Fletcher Townsend and a sister, Ada Lee Glass. All services are under the direction of Maley Yarbrough Funeral Home.

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Graveside Service
June 20, 2022

5:00 PM
Covington Memorial Gardens

Covington, TN 38019

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