Cover photo for Hope Townsend "Hopie" Mays's Obituary
Hope Townsend "Hopie" Mays Profile Photo
1920 Hope 2020

Hope Townsend "Hopie" Mays

May 30, 1920 — February 20, 2020

Hope Townsend “Hopie” Mays, age 99, passed away February 20, 2020. She was preceded in death by her parents, Gladys & Frank Townsend; sister, Mary Sullivan (Mickey); brother, F.L. Townsend, Jr. (Bud); husband, Newell Mays; infant son; special nephew, W. Townsend “Townie” Anderson.

She is survived by great-nephews, Joe Anderson (Mary Jane), and Chuck Anderson; nephew, Dennis Townsend; niece, Laura Townsend Deal.

A special thanks to caregivers, Moe, Yvonne, Pat, Megan and others.

Family and friends will meet at 1:00 PM, Sunday, February 23, 2020, for a graveside service at Grandview Cemetery with Dr. Howard Olive officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Monte Vista Baptist Church, 1735 Old Niles Ferry Rd., Maryville, TN 37803.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Hope Townsend "Hopie" Mays, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Sunday, February 23, 2020

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 1

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree