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Dinah Estrada Townsend

January 13, 1957April 27, 2021

Dinah Estrada Townsend, 64, passed away on Tuesday, April 27th, 2021. She was born in New Orleans on January 13th, 1957 to Alice Estrada and Joseph Estrada, Sr. She married her soul mate on June 19th, 1987, she gained a daughter , and then on December 21th, 1989 her twin daughters were born. She loved her family, family was everything to her. In the years prior to her passing, she got to see the Saints play the Falcons at the Superdome in New Orleans with her husband. She loved her animals Luna, Tiger, Buster, especially her Grandpups Butters, Lily, Crook Shanks, Remus, and Waffles. She was an avid Saints fan, animal lover, Reiki Master, and LSU fan. Dinah loved the beach and traveling with her husband. She loved her kids and animals. Dinah personified what it means to be beautiful. The beauty in how she lived her life to the fullest. To know Dinah is to love her. She will be very much missed and she will always shine on. She was preceded in death by her mom, Alice Estrada; and dad, Joseph Estrada, Sr.; sister, Helen Estrada Watson; and brother, Joseph Estrada, Jr. She is survived by husband, Richard “Rickey” Townsend; daughters, Taylor Townsend Bohl (Jordan Bohl), Kara Townsend Sullivan (Sean Sullivan), and Charity Townsend Caldwell; grandchildren, Cameron Caldwell, Grandpups and Cat, Butters Worth, Lily, Remus, Waffles, and Crook Shanks; and brother, Gary Estrada. In lieu of flowers please donate to Dinah Townsend’s medical bills, https://gofund.me/91a0b653. If all the gofundme is not used, it will be donated to Covid Research. The family has requested that everyone wear bright colors instead of black. The family will receive guests on Saturday, May 15 from 12-2pm with a funeral service at 2pm at Family Funeral Care, 4925 Summer Ave., Memphis, TN 38122.

  • FAMILY

  • Alice Estrada, Mother (deceased)
  • Joseph Estrada, Sr., Dad (deceased)
  • Helen Estrada Watson, Sister (deceased)
  • Joseph Estrada, Jr., Brother (deceased)
  • Richard "Rickey" Townsend, Husband
  • Taylor Townsend Bohl (Jordan), Daughter
  • Kara Townsend Sullivan (Sean), Daughter
  • Charity Townsend Caldwell, Daughter
  • Cameron Caldwell, Grandchild
  • Gary Estrada, Brother
  • She also leaves herGrandpups and Cat, Butters Worth, Lily, Remus, Waffles, and Crook Shanks.

Services

15 May

Visitation

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Family Funeral Care

4925 Summer Avenue
Memphis, Tennessee 38122

15 May

Reception

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Family Funeral Care

4925 Summer Avenue
Memphis, Tennessee 38122

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Carol Butterworth

April 29, 2021

May God walk beside you through these days. May He guide you and steady your heart and give you His peace.
Love, Granny

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Biography

Dinah Estrada Townsend, 64, passed away on Tuesday, April 27th, 2021. She was born in New Orleans on January 13th, 1957 to Alice Estrada and Joseph Estrada, Sr. She married her soul mate on June 19th, 1987, she gained a daughter , and then on December 21th, 1989 her twin daughters were born. She loved her family, family was everything to her. In the years prior to her passing, she got to see the Saints play the Falcons at the Superdome in New Orleans with her husband. She loved her animals Luna, Tiger, Buster, especially her Grandpups Butters, Lily, Crook Shanks, Remus, and Waffles. She was an avid Saints fan, animal lover, Reiki Master, and LSU fan. Dinah loved the beach and traveling with her husband. She loved her kids and animals. Dinah personified what it means to be beautiful. The beauty in how she lived her life to the fullest. To know Dinah is to love her. She will be very much missed and she will always shine on. She was preceded in death by her mom, Alice Estrada; and dad, Joseph Estrada, Sr.; sister, Helen Estrada Watson; and brother, Joseph Estrada, Jr. She is survived by husband, Richard “Rickey” Townsend; daughters, Taylor Townsend Bohl (Jordan Bohl), Kara Townsend Sullivan (Sean Sullivan), and Charity Townsend Caldwell; grandchildren, Cameron Caldwell, Grandpups and Cat, Butters Worth, Lily, Remus, Waffles, and Crook Shanks. In lieu of flowers please donate to Dinah Townsend’s medical bills, https://gofund.me/91a0b653. If all the gofundme is not used, it will be donated to Covid Research. Service times will be announced at a later date.