Jessie Alafair Townsend

First Posted: 6/2/2012

Jessie Alafair Townsend, 54, of 88 Phoenix Road, died May 31, 2012, at Southeastern Hospice House of Lumberton.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Fairmont, the Rev. Judy McMillan officiating. Burial will follow in Marantha Gardens in Fairmont.

Surviving are her husband, Henry Townsend of the home; a son, Thomas Townsend of Fairmont; three daughters, Alice Marie Johnson of Killeen,Texas, Henrietta Townsend of Fairmont, and Kasenya Townsend Little of Pembroke; a brother, Clifton Barfield of Orrum; two sisters, Sue Neal Barfield and Regina Barfield of Orrum; and five grandchildren.

The visitation will be 3 to 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.