- [S112] Census, 1940.
Name: Ruth G Townsend
Titles and Terms:
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1940
Event Place: Civil District 14, Knox, Tennessee, United States
Marital Status: Married
Race (Original): White
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Wife
Relationship to Head of Household: Wife
Birth Year (Estimated): 1912
Last Place of Residence: Rural, Knox, Tennessee
Family Number: 48
Sheet Number and Letter: 3B
Line Number: 64
Affiliate Publication Number: T627
Affiliate Film Number: 3910
Digital Folder Number: 005461352
Image Number: 00777
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Head Joseph M Townsend M 41 Tennessee
Wife Ruth G Townsend F 28 Tennessee
Son James Robert Townsend M 8 Tennessee
Son Bobbie Ray Townsend M 7 Tennessee
Son Joe David Townsend M 2 Tennessee
Son Lewis Edward Townsend M 0 Tennessee
- [S4] Knoxville News-Sentinel (Tennessee), 23 Sep 1999.
TOWNSEND, RUTH JEANETTE BOWMAN - age 87, of Knoxville, died Tuesday, September 21, 1999, at Shannondale Nursing Home. Member of the Childress Street Mission for many years. She loved to attend church and sing until she became ill. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Joseph Townsend; and her precious sons, James, Bobby, and Harrison; sister, Carlotta Goode. Survivors: sons and daughters-in-law, Joe and Shirley Townsend, Rockford, Lewis and Geraldine Townsend, Seymour; daughter and son-in-law, Johnnie and Bill Robinson, Knoxville; daughters, Imogene Beavers, Callahan, Fla., Rhonda Townsend, Knoxville; grandchildren, Jimmy, Robert, Ricky, Jeanette, Debbie, Janice, Karen, Joe David, Susan, Greg, Billy, Wayne, Candice, Brandy, Debbie R., Tony, Nickey, April, Sandy and Michael; several great and great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Hazel Haun, Christine Thomas, and Pearl Stripling. Funeral service 8 p.m. Thursday, Berry Chapel. Interment 11 a.m. Friday at Highland South Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Berry Funeral Home, Chapman Hwy.
- [S1] U. S. Social Security Death Index.
Issued in Tennessee, residing in Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee