OKOLONA – Anna Thelma Green Townsend, 84, died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, at the Aberdeen Care Center. She was born March 30, 1928, to Joe Green and Alice Word Green.
She was a lifelong member of Zion Spring M.B. Church, where she was a Sunday school teacher and a choir member. She served in the Springhill District Congress and the General Progressive Baptist State Convention.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 5, at Zion Spring M.B. Church. The Rev. Nollen Elzie will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Williams Memorial of Okolona is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include a daughter, Mary T. Gunn (Woodrow) of Okolona; a brother, Willie Green of Chicago; special cousin and friend, Maggie Gates; and two special godgrandchildren, Tamika and Cristy Townsend.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Stacy Townsend; her parents; two sisters, Sara Green and Allison Green; and three brothers, Joe Green, James Green and Fred Green.
Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.