ORANGEBURG -- Mrs. Kathryn Gramling Townsend, 100, of 1000 Methodist Oaks Drive, Orangeburg, passed away Monday evening, May 21, 2018, at The Oaks. She was the widow of Oswald Stroman Gramling and Austin Townsend.
The graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, May 25, in Memorial Park Cemetery, 2720 Broughton St., Orangeburg, with the Rev. Meredith Dark of The Oaks officiating.
The family will receive friends at the cemetery after the service.
Mrs. Townsend was born March 22, 1918, in Orangeburg County, a daughter of the late Moody Grover Godwin and Alma Mae O'Cain Godwin. She graduated from Thackston High School in Orangeburg and was a member of First Baptist Church of Orangeburg. She was a homemaker and co-owner and operator of Carolina Glad Farm.
Mrs. Townsend is survived by two sons, Richard (Lorraine) Gramling of Orangeburg and Larry (Lea) Gramling of Greenville; five grandchildren, Debbie (Wayne) Earley, Susan (Rion) Moore, Kim (Zane) Reed, Heidi (Mills) Grant and Adam (Stefanie) Gramling; 12 great-grandchildren, Catherine Ann Earley, Evelyn, Mary Darby and Marion Moore, Rachel and Anna Reed, Emily, Gram and Julia Grant, and Peyton, Mason and Quinn Gramling; and a special nephew, Joe Frye of Midlothian, Virginia. She was predeceased by her husbands, Oswald Stroman Gramling and Austin Townsend; her brothers, Earnest Godwin, M.G. Godwin, Milton Godwin and Julian Godwin; and her sisters, Ruth Foxworth, Alma Frye and Leila Sanford.
Memorials may be made to Four Holes Baptist Church, 1622 Four Holes Road, Orangeburg, SC 29115, or a charity of one's choice.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.dukesharleyfuneralhome.com.