Linda Adell Townsend

Linda Adell Townsend

Linda Adel Townsend blessed the world with her birth  on June  02, 1951.  This queen was the 5th child of Otto and Kathleen Bearden.

She attended Sunday  school and church and  sang in the choir at Mt Nebo Baptist church at a very  young age. She attended Cleveland Public schools and was an excellent student. She received her nursing certificate and worked at Indian Hills Nursing home for 30 plus years.  She  loved working with the elderly and her co workers loved her.  She was voted employee of the month many times because of the outstanding service she gave to her residents.

She is preceded in death by her mother and father Otto and Kathleen Bearden,  her son Angelo and her sister Marlene Hairston. Affectionately known by her family as Fatbaby she had a strong, loving, praying and beautiful personality.

Linda married Jesse Lee Townsend on  February 14,2001. She had 1 daughter,  Donna, 3 sons Stacey,  Angelo and Earl, 2 step children  Samantha and Jesse. She has 3 grandchildren, Jeremy,  Shiniqua  and Tanetta and

great grandkids, Shanaya, Shanasia, Tristan, Sire, Zaniah, Breonna, Josiah, Tameka, Jada. She loved spending time with all of them and she loved her praise dancers Shanaya and Shanasia. She also loved singing, music, dancing, cooking, traveling, watching basketball  and spending time with  family and friends esp. going to concerts . One of her favorite singer was Yolanda Adams and jazz musician Kenny G.

Linda enjoyed the finer things in life and made sure her family had the best of everything.

She leaves to cherish her memory: her husband Jesse Townsend of Cleveland Ohio, her daughter Donna of Columbus Ohio,  her sons  Stacey Bearden (Sylvia), Earl Bearden, step son Jesse all of Cleveland Ohio,  step daughter Samantha Townsend of Alabama, Sisters  Mary Dumas, brother Otto  Jr., sister Phyllis Bearden, brother Jackie Bearden  sister Brenda Henderson all of Cleveland Ohio, sister in law Helen Townsend  of Florida, Lula Bee Coleman of Alabama,  brother

In law LC Townsend of Cleveland Ohio, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. She will be missed dearly.  We love you Mom.

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