Kay D. Watson Townsend

Kay D. Watson Townsend, 61, of Double Springs, passed away peacefully at home Monday, September 5, 2022.

She was born August 20, 1961 in Cullman. Kay loved to sing.  She had a beautiful voice. She sang in numerous churches in Winston and surrounding counties. She loved the Lord and her family. Kay cut hair for 15 years and worked as a dispatcher for the Winston and Lawrence County Sheriff’s Offices and was assistant director of Winston County 911 for 16 years.

Kay is survived by her husband of 39 years, Ed Townsend; son, Nicholas Townsend (Jessica), sister, Phyllis Watson; nieces, Kellie Watson-Smith and her husband Russ and Kim Hale and her husband Tim; nephew, Keith Watson; great-niece, Savannah Hale and great-nephew, Colby Watson.

She was preceded in death by her son, Caleb Townsend; parents, Basiel and Florene Watson and brother, Jimmy Watson.

A private service was held on Wednesday, September 7, 2022. She was interred at Nesmith Church Cemetery.  Nichols Funeral Home directed.


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