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Lula Townsend
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Lula Townsend, 79, of Cumming, died Feb. 4, 2017.

Born March 4, 1937, to the late Robert and Bessie Hubbard, she was a lifelong resident of Forsyth County.

Lula was a homemaker and was very devoted to her family.

She enjoyed gardening, NASCAR and all types of racing.

She was a lifelong resident of Cross Roads Baptist Church.

Her daughter, Tammy Townsend; sisters, Lillie Mae Daniel, Annie Maude Holbrook; brothers, L.B.
Hubbard, Eldon Hubbard and Junior Hubbard, preceded her in death.

Survivors include her husband of 57 years, Tommy Townsend of Cumming; children, Lisa and Danny Duff of Dawsonville, Joel and Melanie Townsend of Cumming; grandchildren, Dana and Brendan Murphy, Darren and Kim Duff; great-grandchildren, Amy Duff, Terence Murphy, Connor Murphy; sister and brother-in-law, Willise and Jim Bennett of Cumming; various other relatives also survive.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Feb. 7 at Cross Roads Baptist Church with the Revs. Gary English and Rodney Pilcher officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery.

Bearden Funeral Home of Dawsonville was in charge of the arrangements.