Obituaries

Debra Bell
B: 1969-05-06
D: 2020-02-14
View Details
Bell, Debra
Carolyn Cannon
B: 1955-06-25
D: 2020-02-04
View Details
Cannon, Carolyn
Gertrude Taylor
B: 1931-02-06
D: 2020-01-28
View Details
Taylor, Gertrude
Mae Northam
B: 1926-04-27
D: 2020-01-25
View Details
Northam, Mae
Bessie Floyd
B: 1955-04-17
D: 2020-01-18
View Details
Floyd, Bessie
Beverly Chambers Edwards
B: 1949-01-18
D: 2020-01-15
View Details
Chambers Edwards, Beverly
George Fletcher
B: 1941-07-12
D: 2020-01-13
View Details
Fletcher, George
Londyn Morris
B: 2019-03-08
D: 2020-01-13
View Details
Morris, Londyn
Henry Dennis
B: 1943-09-05
D: 2020-01-13
View Details
Dennis, Henry
Louis Jubilee
B: 1933-03-25
D: 2020-01-12
View Details
Jubilee, Louis
Isaiah Townsend
B: 1999-01-13
D: 2020-01-11
View Details
Townsend, Isaiah
Brenda Revels
B: 1956-03-10
D: 2020-01-11
View Details
Revels, Brenda
Dorothy Rogers
B: 1930-10-26
D: 2020-01-07
View Details
Rogers, Dorothy
James Teague
B: 1956-09-24
D: 2020-01-06
View Details
Teague, James
Rosetta Bailey
B: 1933-03-16
D: 2020-01-05
View Details
Bailey, Rosetta
James West
B: 1967-02-03
D: 2020-01-03
View Details
West, James
William Ward
B: 1944-11-07
D: 2019-12-31
View Details
Ward, William
Elton Douglas
B: 1933-03-05
D: 2019-12-31
View Details
Douglas, Elton
Russell Savage
B: 1951-04-24
D: 2019-12-28
View Details
Savage, Russell
Deanna Goodwine
B: 1964-09-02
D: 2019-12-22
View Details
Goodwine, Deanna
Irene Crippen
B: 1944-06-14
D: 2019-12-17
View Details
Crippen, Irene

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
PO Box 176
24497 Mary N. Smith Rd.
Accomac, VA 23301
Phone: 757-787-2504
Fax: 757-787-5606
Isaiah Townsend

Isaiah Deshun "Zai" Townsend

Wednesday, January 13th, 1999 - Saturday, January 11th, 2020
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Isaiah Townsend, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been submitted for approval. There may be a delay before posting.

Provide comfort for the family of Isaiah Townsend with a meaningful gesture of sympathy.

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question / comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Send Flowers
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist

Obituary

Isaiah Deshun Townsend, beloved son of Lanoun D. Payton and Teresa M. Townsend, was born on January 13, 1999 in Nassawadox, Virginia. At the tender age of twenty, his life tragically ended on January 11, 2020 in Horntown, Virginia.

“Zai,” as he was affectionately known was educated in the public schools of Accomack County and was a graduate of Chincoteague High School. At an early age, he was christened at Refuge Temple in Stockton, Maryland. He was a very spiritual person. Isaiah rededicated his life to Christ last year at New Beginnings Outreach in Pocomoke, Maryland. His granny often called him her little prophet, because he seemed to know about things that he had never experienced.

Isaiah had an old soul and possessed a love of the simple things in life. He truly enjoyed nature-indulging fishing and crabbing whenever the weather permitted him to do so. Photography was a passion of Zai; he loved to capture nature in all her beauty. This was a young man who loved people in general, especially his siblings. He took great pride in aiding in their upbringing, this was a serious matter to him. He also provided assistance to the elderly, never hesitating to him them a “helping hand.” Zai was the epitome of a respectful young man whose presence on this earth will be forever cherished, but truly missed. Those of us who were ever in his presence are grateful to have walked with this angel on earth.

Isaiah was preceded in death by his great-grandparents, Delois “Sis” Bailey and Oliver Townsend; niece, Zah’Koni Townsend; and cousin, Curtis Fosque, Jr.

Zai leaves to cherish his loving memory: his parents, Lanoun D. Payton and Teresa Townsend; grandparents, Francine Payton, Teresa Townsend, and Anthony Wright; great-grandparents, Bernidean Townsend and Sadie Wright; siblings, Teenaya Townsend, Kalik Townsend, Kareem Townsend, Zariea Townsend, Kanijah Townsend, Isaiah Lashun, Seven Johnson, and Ahmad Johnson; god-parents, Clarissa Woods and Nevon Robinson; god-siblings, Norissa Townsend and Roman Townsend; aunts and uncles, Jamera Fosque, Iris Handy, Destiny Evans, Katrina Payton, Dorothy Payton, Dewayne Miller, Ronnie Townsend, Anthony Wright, Brandon Evans, Derrick Wright, and Curtis Fosque; and a host of great-aunts, great-uncles, cousins, other relatives, and friends.
Read Less

To send flowers in memory of Isaiah Deshun "Zai" Townsend, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, January 17th, 2020 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Friday, January 17th, 2020 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Cooper & Humbles Funeral Co., Inc.
    Address
    24497 Mary N. Smith Rd.
    Accomac, VA 23301
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Second Visitation

    Saturday, January 18th, 2020 | 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    When
    Saturday, January 18th, 2020 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Location
    Arcadia Middle School
    Address
    29485 Horsey Rd.
    OAK HALL, VA 23416
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Saturday, January 18th, 2020 | 3:00pm
    When
    Saturday, January 18th, 2020 3:00pm
    Location
    Arcadia Middle School
    Address
    29485 Horsey Rd.
    OAK HALL, VA 23416
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Saturday, January 18th, 2020 | 3:00pm
    When
    Saturday, January 18th, 2020 3:00pm
    Location
    Tabernacle Baptist Cemetery
    Address
    5224 Fleming Rd.
    HORNTOWN, VA 23395
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

Condolences

We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Isaiah here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

Private Condolence
Flowers
Provide comfort for the family of Isaiah Deshun "Zai" Townsend by sending flowers.
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist
HS

Heartfelt Sympathies Store

Posted at 11:37am
May the love of God enfold you during your time of grief. With Sincere Sympathy, Bishop Craig Collins & New Beginnings Outreach Min., Pocomoke, MD
Flower Image

Flowers were purchased for the family of Isaiah Townsend. Send Flowers

Loading...

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each