Mary Mastin Townsend

Obituary of Mary Mastin Townsend

Mary Mastin Townsend, 93, of Goldston died Thursday, March 19, 2020 at UNC Hospice, Pittsboro. Mrs. Townsend was born in Banner Elk on March 22, 1926 the daughter of Carson and Camoline (Ward) Mastin. Mary worked in the packaging department of a poultry processing plant for over 20 years. She was a member of Goldston Baptist Church and their Sunday School. Mary enjoyed crocheting and reading. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carson S. Townsend; daughter, Jane T. Hicks; son, Bobby S. Townsend, Sr.; her parents; brother, Ray Mastin; sisters, Clara Ward, Carolyn South and Jean Banner. She is survived by son: Carson Lewis Townsend of Bear Creek; sisters: Ruth Townsend and Juanita Carpenter; brothers, Howard and Charles Mastin all of Banner Elk; eight grandchildren, nineteen great-grandchildren, and one great-great granddaughter. The body will lie in repose on Friday, March 20, 2020 from 12:00 – 5:00 PM at Smith & Buckner Funeral Home, 230 North Second Avenue, Siler City, NC. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made to Goldston Baptist Church, PO Box 100, Goldston, NC 27252. Due to the COVID–19 outbreak, we are asking the public to limit any gatherings to under 50 individuals. Therefore we encourage you to pay your respects through our website or visit during the non-peak hours of 12:00 to 5:00 PM. Online condolences may be made at

Visitation at Funeral Home

12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Friday, March 20, 2020
Smith & Buckner Funeral Home
230 North Second Avenue
Siler City, North Carolina, United States
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