SALISBURY, Md. - Jean Washburn Townsend, 79, of Salisbury, passed away on Saturday, April 20, 2013 at Coastal Hospice At The Lake. Born in Salisbury, she was the daughter of the late Arthur William Washburn and Edna Mitchell Washburn. She attended Delmarva Evangelistic Church and retired from Arby's. She and her late husband, owned and operated poultry houses and were school bus contractors. Years earlier, she enjoyed playing softball, basketball and bowling.
She is survived by 2 children, Joanie Redsky Austin of Salisbury and Donald Clark Townsend of Eden; 2 grandchildren, Cory Townsend (Jennifer) and Robbie Townsend, all of Salisbury; a great grandchild, Autumn Townsend; and a sister in law, Delores Jo Washburn of Richmond, VA.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Donald C. "Bink" Townsend and a brother, Billy Washburn.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, April 26, 2013 at 2:00 PM at Holloway Funeral Home in Salisbury with a visitation one hour prior. Interment will follow at Allen Cemetery. Rev. Robert Gregory will officiate. Arrangements are in the care of Holloway Funeral Home, PA, 501 Snow Hill Road, Salisbury, MD 21804. Please visit Holloway Funeral Home's website to express condolences to the family.