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Mrs. Terri "Michelle" Orders Townsend

Mrs. Terri "Michelle" Orders Townsend
  • March 23, 1966 - August 19, 2018
  • Connelly Springs, North Carolina

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“Michelle was such a sweet person, she always helped anyone that she could and always smiled no matter what she was dealing with. I will forever...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Shena Keller - Hudson, NC

“We are so sorry for your loss. We know that she is in a better place now. We will always cherish our memories, that we have gained through out the...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Lisa Cook

“Brother Danny,I am so sorry for your loss.....I love yall.....I have missed you and Michelle on Sundays and have thought about y'all from time to...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Worth Carswell - Morganton, NC

“Danny I am so sorry about Michelle. We haven't seen each other in years but as family I love you all and will be praying for you and the kids ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: Debi Rupard-English - Linville, NC

“Words cannot express what a wonderful woman Michelle was .I will always keep her in my heart.I am praying for her family but knowing she is now with...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Gail Blair - Hudson, NC - Friend

“I want to let the family know we have them in our prayers and my Family loved her dearly and we are going to miss her so much,it's not the same going...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Regina Hall - Connelly Springs, NC

“Miss Michelle was a great woman. She love my boys like they were hers. I always knew they were well taken care of when she was there. I will never...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Tonya Holcombe

“Michelle,you will be greatly missed. You were more than just my Royal Sister you have always been a Smiling Saint that knowing suffering in pain you...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Brian Angel - Hickory, NC

“Your friendship meant a lot to me. You will be deeply missed. ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Michele Mann - Connelly Springs, NC

“Michelle was one of the best people I've ever had the privilege to know. She had a way of blessing you just by being around her. Words can not convey...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Teresa Edmisten - NC - Friend

“RIP sweet lady. Your are such a inspiration. So glad we were friends and have so many memories together. No more sorrow, no more pain, rejoicing with...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Lorri Cook Taylor - Hildebran, NC


Mrs. Terri Michelle Townsend, 52, of Connelly Springs, passed away Sunday August 19, 2018 at Burke Hospice and Palliative Care Center in Valdese, following a battle with Cancer .

Michelle was born March 23, 1966 in Burke County, NC to the late Francis Orders and Wilma Turnmire Orders. She was employed by the First Baptist Icard Childcare Enrichment Center as a Teacher. She truly loved children and was affectionately known as "Miss Michelle" by all of her "children". She was a very active member of First Baptist Connelly Springs.

Michelle is survived by her husband, Rev. Danny Townsend, her children, Elizabeth Townsend Lowman and husband Curtis and Cameron Townsend. Also surviving is her Granddaughter, Brooklyn Townsend.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held Saturday, August 25, 2018 at 6:00 pm in the Christian Life Center of First Baptist Icard, with Dr. Micheal Pardue and Dr. Justin Smith officiating.

A Gathering of Friends will follow the Service.