FRANKFORT: , Jessie Townshend, 88, passed away peacefully on November 17, 2012 at the Vineyards at Concord, Frankfort, Ohio.
She was born on June 23, 1924, and grew up in Blairstown New Jersey, (Warren County) the daughter of the late Lloyd and Madeline Mitchell Wildrick.
She graduated from Blairstown High School in 1943. She married Earle Townshend.
She was a Beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great great grandmother.
Jessie and Earle had two children, Elizabeth and Earle 3rd. Jessie is survived by Elizabeth (Lonnie) Stroup of Frankfort, Ohio and Earle (Linda) Townshend of Los Alamitos CA; three grandchildren, Penny Wells, Shane Stroup and Jessica Townshend; two great-grandchildren, Racheal Roman and Ryan Wells; and one great-great-grandchild, Ross Harvey Roman; she is also survived by seven nieces and nephews.
Services will be held in Blairstown New Jersey at the convenience of the family.
Jessie will be buried with her parents in Blairstown Cemetery. No local services will be held.
The EBRIGHT FUNERAL HOME, Frankfort, is serving the family. Those wishing to sign her online Book of Memories may do so at www.ebrightfuneralhome.com
Published in the Chillicothe Gazette on November 21, 2012 .
Ross County, Ohio