Audrey Jewel Townsend

by From Wallace Thompson Funeral Home-Rusk
Audrey Jewel Townsend Audrey Jewel Townsend

Audrey Jewel Townsend, age 79, of Rusk, Texas, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, March 28, 2020. She was born Dec. 14, 1940, in Kountze, Texas.

A Service of Remembrance will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, June 28, 2020, at the Wallace-Thompson Funeral Home Chapel in Rusk with Brother Don Copeland officiating.

She truly loved all kids and sports and was a coach to many of us for softball and basketball in the 1970-80s. She worked for Rusk ISD for many years; Isaacs Motor Co.; and retired from Bacon Auto in Palestine.

She was proceeded in death by her precious daughter, Jennifer Townsend; parents, Jeff and Gertie Overstreet; and husband, Jim Townsend.

Our sweet mother is survived in death by son, Brian and wife Misty Townsend of Alto; daughters, Julie Townsend of Rusk and Lisa Townsend Parr and husband Robert (Bob) Parr of Decatur Texas; grandsons, Hunter and Todd Hayden Townsend; granddaughter, Katie Farmer and husband Lee; great-grandchildren, Tyler and Derek Jordan, Kayla Middleton, Shayla Townsend and Emma Duvall; brother, Jeff and wife Margaret of Livingston; sister, Cindy Overstreet, also of Livingston; brother-in-law and wife Wayne and Betty Townsend of Rusk; best friend, Maxine Strait of Rusk; and many nieces and nephews.