Maxine Townsend (12-4-12) service 12-10-12



Maxine Townsend

Maxine Elizabeth Townsend, 67, of Colorado Springs, Colo., died Tuesday, Dec. 4.

She was born in Mishawaka, Ind., to the late Saint Patrick and late Lucille Dale.

Maxine was united in marriage to Bob Jackson from 1968 to 1999. She married Kelly Townsend of Colorado Springs in 2010, who survives.

Maxine sang, directed choirs, was an interior decorator, and worked for years off and on as a bank teller, ending her career as a financial services counselor for Christian and Missionary Alliance. Maxine sang in the First Presbyterian Church choir for 12 years. She studied the Bible and Jewish history and acted in Women of the Bible performances.

A graveside service was held on Monday, Dec. 10, at the Milledgeville Cemetery in Milledgeville.

She is survived by three children, Jene Jackson and Jason Jackson, of Colorado Springs; and Justin Jackson of Fayetteville, Ark.; six grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to the First Presbyterian choir and Pikes Peak Hospice.