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Jane  Martens  Jones Townsend

Jane Martens Jones Townsend
  • June 5, 1941 - November 10, 2018
  • Hammond, Louisiana

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“You will be missed, Aunt Jane, until we meet again! Love and prayers, Karen ”
1 of 6 | Posted by: Karen Barclay - Cibolo, TX

“We will miss Jane at First Presbyterian-she had a beautiful smile for everyone and a twinkle in her eyes! Rest in peace, Jane. ”
2 of 6 | Posted by: Ann Poche - Ponchatoula, LA

“May the God of all comfort sustain your family during the days ahead Psalms 119:76 ”
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“I am so sorry for your loss! She seemed like a beautiful lady. My prayers are with all of her friends and family at this time. ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: Diane Favalora - Luling, LA

“So sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: Gordon and Eloise Anderson

“Blessings to you Jane for all of your care given to others when they were ill, your comforting words, and the fantastic food you delivered. Thank you...Read More ยป
6 of 6 | Posted by: Nancy Vega - Ponchatoula, LA

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Jane Martens Jones Townsend, 77 years old of Hammond,Louisiana, passed away on Saturday, November 10, 2018.

She was born on June 5, 1941, in Covington, Louisiana. She is the daughter of the late William Leslie Martens, Sr. and the late Jessie Wall Martens. Jane was a delightful person who loved entertaining for family, friends, and even the occasional celebrity.

Jane is survived by her brother, Luther Paul Martens and his wife Diane; sister, Margaret Ann Martens-Baker and her husband Jimmy; and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.

In addition to her parents, Jane was preceded in death by her first husband, Spencer Jones; second husband, Larry Townsend; and brothers,William Leslie Martens, Jr. and Gordon Martens, Sr.

Family and friends will be received at Harry McKneely& Son Funeral Home, 2000 N. Morrison Blvd. Hammond, Louisiana, Friday,November 16, 2018 from 9:00 am until the funeral service begins at 11:00 am,with Rev. Aaron Gordon officiating.

Family has requested, in lieu of flowers, a memorial be made in Jane M. Jones name to First Presbyterian Church of Ponchatoula, 197 S.4th St. Ponchatoula, Louisiana 70454.

She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.

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Greenlawn Cemetery Mausoleum

1001 Western Ave. Hammond, LA 70401