Marie  Townsend


Marie Townsend, 48, passed from this earth on Monday, December 24, 2018 in Oklahoma City.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 AM, Saturday, December 29, 2018, at the Church of Christ in Rush Springs, with Darin Brantley and Brian Brantley officiating. Burial will follow in the Westview Cemetery under the direction of Callaway-Smith-Cobb Chapel in Rush Springs.
Sharla was born Saturday, November 7, 1970 in Chickasha, to Clifford and Mary (Stark) Smith. She lived in the Chickasha and Rush Springs area all of her life. She graduated from Rush Springs High School with the Class of 1989. Sharla married Wayne Munn in Fletcher on November 22, 1988, they later divorced. On October 20, 2017 Sharla married Larry Townsend in Chickasha. Sharla loved going cruises and got to experience swimming with the stingrays and dolphins. She enjoyed watching old movies, especially the ones staring Doris Day. Hallmark channel was one of her favorites that she always had to have on as well as watching the Golden Girls. Christmas was Sharla's favorite holiday and would always have thoughtful gifts for her children and grandchildren. Sharla was a fun and vibrant person who knew how to have a good time and could often be found trying to embarrass everyone, especially when she did her "famous" turkey call. Her favorite color was purple. She loved going to the movies and the lake. Sharla loved elephants, dolphins, carousels, and cruising. She was a member of the Church of Christ in Rush Springs.
Survivors include, her husband, Larry Townsend of Rush Springs, 3 daughters, Emalee Hibson and husband Ted of Duncan, Allyson Malone and husband Ryan of Fort Stewart, GA, Savannah Munn of Rush Springs, 2 stepchildren, Dylan Townsend of Chickasha, Sierra Townsend of Rush Springs, 6 grandchildren that she loved being a gammi too. She is also survived by her parents Clifford and Mary Smith of Chickasha, a brother, C.J. Smith and wife Cindy of Anadarko, a sister, Kristi Sylvester and husband Justin of Chickasha, 2 nephews, Joey Sylvester, Mathew Sylvester, and a niece, Taylor Sylvester along with countless beloved aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Sharla was preceded in death by 2 grandchildren, Kendall Richard Hibson, baby Malone, her grandparents, Garland and Ruth Smith, Grandpa CB, Robert and Beadie Stark, as well as her uncle Don, aunt Betty, and her cousin Alex.
Pallbearers will be: Joe Dorman, Brett May, Jamie Dodson, Clint Harrelson, Bobby Loeser, Ron Lyon, Michael Trusty, and Tommy Foster.
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