View this Video Tribute
(Must have Broadband Connection to view Video Tribute)
Zona Cantrell Townsend, age 97, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, July 18, 2008.
A native of Avery County, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Maggie Barrier Cantrell. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Townsend. She was a lifelong homemaker who loved taking care of her family, gardening, and enjoyed writing. She was a member of the Mt. Calvary Freewill Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be held on Sunday, July 20, 2008 at 4:30 p.m. in the Grindstaff Memorial Chapel of Webb Funeral Home. Frank Osborne and Rev. Matt Wilson will officiate the services. Interment will be in the Yellow Mountain Cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday afternoon from 3:00 p.m. until the service hour in the funeral home chapel.
Mrs. Townsend is survived by a son; Wayne Townsend and wife, Phyllis of Spruce Pine; a daughter; Jo Ann Townsend of Spruce Pine; two grandsons; Kevin Townsend and Ken Townsend both of Spruce Pine; a sister; Arlene Davis of Swannanoa; and several nieces and nephews.
Condolences may be e-mailed by going to our website; www.webbfh.com
., selecting obituaries, and clicking on the name you wish to view and sign the guestbook. Webb Funeral Home in Spruce Pine, NC is assisting the Townsend family.