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MaryBett Townsend

Sept. 24, 1940 July 6, 2022

MaryBett Townsend, a lifelong resident of Pullman, Wash., passed away July 6, 2022 at the age of 81.

She was born Sept. 24, 1940, to James L. and Virginia (Vollmer) McMackin. MaryBett was the fourth generation to grow up on and farm the family homestead.

She attended school in Pullman and after graduating from Pullman High School, she attended Beauty School in Spokane, Wash., graduating as a licensed cosmetologist. While attending school in Spokane, she met the love of her life, Adrian L. Townsend.

Adrian and MaryBett were married on April 24, 1960 and soon moved to the family homestead where...


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