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Vickie Darlene (Howard) Townsend

May 13, 1954 ~ July 30, 2022 (age 68)


Vickie Darlene Howard Townsend, age 68, of Athens, passed away on Saturday, July 30, 2022, at Decatur Wellness and Rehab Center in Decatur.

Vickie was a native and lifelong resident of the Idlewild Community near Athens.  She was the daughter of the late Ben and Ruby Hill Howard.  She is also preceded by daughter Tiffany Townsend, son Travis Townsend and brother Phillip Howard.

Vickie is survived by

Sister-In-Law Launa Howard of Marianna, FL;

Nieces Suzette McCoy and Misty Hanlon, both of Marianna, FL;

Special Friend Michael Rinehart of Athens.

Graveside Services will be at 11 AM Tuesday, August 2, 2022, at Upper Spring Creek Cemetery with Rev. Carroll Hamilton officiating.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends from 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM Tuesday.

If you are unable to attend the visitation and graveside service, you are encouraged to sign the online registry at:

Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Vickie Darlene Howard Townsend.

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August 2, 2022

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Ziegler Funeral Home
521 W. Madison Ave
Athens, TN 37303

August 2, 2022

11:00 AM
Upper Spring Creek Cemetery
Junction of County Road 100 & 117
Riceville, TN 37370

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