Florence D. Tow­son

Kent County News - - OPINION -

CHESTERTOWN — Florence Dora Tow­son of Chestertown died on Sun­day, Dec. 2, 2018 at Univer­sity of Mary­land Shore Med­i­cal Cen­ter at Eas­ton. She was 71.

Born on Feb. 13, 1947 in Chestertown, she was the daugh­ter of the late Ge­orge Lewis and Beatrice Cham­bers Wil­son. She grad­u­ated from Gar­nett High School in Chestertown with the Class of 1965. She was mar­ried for 15 years to Joseph Tow­son.

Ms. Tow­son worked with Vita Foods and Camp­bell’s Soup, but she was hap­pi­est as a pri­vate house­keeper for the Otho­son, Tut­tle, Quick, Fisher, Davis and McHale fam­i­lies.

She adored her chil­dren and grand­chil­dren. Ms. Tow­son loved to dress up for spe­cial oc­ca­sions and look her best.

She is sur­vived by two daugh­ters, Gwen T. Walker of Wor­ton and Lisa Tow­son of Chestertown; a brother, Ran­dolph Wil­son and his daugh­ter Char­maine of Wor­ton; three grand­chil­dren, Richard Walker Jr., DaShira Caulk and Steven Caulk Jr.; and one great­grand­child, JaMere Wright. She is also sur­vived by a host of cousins, nieces and neph­ews.

She was pre­de­ceased by a brother, Louis Sa­muel Wil­son in 1988.

Funeral ser­vices will be held at 1 p.m. Fri­day, Dec. 14, at Fel­lows, Helfen­bein and New­nam Funeral Home, Chestertown, where rel­a­tives and friends may call one hour prior to the ser­vice. A re­cep­tion will fol­low in the Dog­wood Re­cep­tion Cen­ter. In­ter­ment will be pri­vate in Mt. Olive Ceme­tery.

On­line con­do­lences may be sent to the fam­ily at www. fh­n­fu­ner­al­home.com.

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