CLARKSVILLE, Texas—Elaine Ward Townes, 58, of Clarksville died Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, at her home.

Mrs. Townes was born Dec. 10, 1954, in Clarksville. She was a member of Boxelder United Methodist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Gerald Townes of Clarksville; two sons and daughters-in-law, Michael and Kristi Townes of Paris, Texas, and Charlie and Timberley Townes of Clarksville; one brother, Grady Ward of Macon, Ga.; four grandchildren, Breezy Townes, Carter Townes, Sierra Hurley and Pecos Hurley; and a number of other relatives.

Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Clarksville Funeral Home with the Revs. Don Shovan and Don “Dink” Benton officiating. Burial will be in Lanes Chapel Cemetery.

Visitation will be 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Carter Townes Benefit Fund at First National Bank, 2203 W. Main Street, Clarksville, TX 75426.

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Published: 02/03/2013