Graveside services for Ella Brewer Townsend, 96, Eudora, will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, November 27, 2020 at Eudora Cemetery. If you prefer, you may stay in your vehicle at the cemetery and listen to the service on your radio station 89.7 FM provided by Warren McElwain Mortuary. Ella passed away Monday, November 23, 2020 at LMH Health.
Ella was born on September 11, 1924 in Oliver township Taney Co., MO, the daughter of Frank and Matilda Jane (Atchison) White.
She enjoyed spending time with her family and quilting.
She was a homemaker.
She married Bud Brewer on February 15, 1941 in Alton, MO. He preceded her in death in 1989. She then married Bill Romine and George Townsend. They both preceded her in death as well.
Survivors include her five daughters, Sue Mercer, Lou Ferguson, Linda (Larry) Gentry, Dorothy (Jerry) Fry, Brenda (Mike) Smith; son, Mark (Carol) Brewer; nine grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; and six great-great grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by her son, Buddy Dean Brewer; grandson, Joshua Lee Smith; and sons-in-law, John W. Ferguson and Marvin Mercer.
Memorial contributions may be made in Ella’s name to the Eudora Food Pantry and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th Street, Lawrence, KS 66044.