John Coleman Townsend

July 7, 1940 ~ December 31, 2021 (age 81)

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Mr. John Coleman Townsend, age 81, passed away December 31, 2021, at Advent-Health-Gordon Hospital, surrounded by his loving family.

Preceded in death by his parents, McKinley and Bertha Townsend: sisters, Sylvia Tankersly, Beddy Holt, and Pauline Rymer: grandchildren, Mark Anthony Townsend and Ashton Moses Rymer.

He is survived by his loving wife, Sarah Jane Townsend: children and spouses, Tonya Steed and Marrco Griffin, Eileen Burgess, Coleman M.and Teresa M. Townsend, William Corey, and Marie Townsend, Calvin Richard and Teresa Townsend, Mark Anthony Seigler: 18 grandchildren, and 18 great-grandchildren: brothers Raymond Townsend, Roscoe and Mary Nell Townsend, sisters, Jackie Owens: Cleo Reed, Claudell and Jay Green, Wanda Tillman: special caregiver and grandson Kenny Townsend  

The funeral service for Mr. Townsend will be Wednesday, January 5, 2022, at 2 pm in the chapel of Shawn Chapman Funeral Home with Rev. Danny Cochran officiating. The Interment will be at Center Valley Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday, January 4, 2022, from 3 pm to 9 pm.

Arrangements made with integrity by Shawn Chapman Funeral Home, Crematory, and Monuments Chatsworth GA  www.

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