In Loving

Mary Alice Hottinger

June 26, 1931-June 1, 2023

Mary Alice Hottinger, 91 of Louisa, passed away surrounded by her children, on June 1, 2023. She was born on June 26, 1931; at the “old home place” in Louisa.

She was the daughter of the late Howard and Hattie Morris Payne Butler. Mary Alice was also preceded in death by her husband Steward Edward Hottinger, Jr.; her granddaughter Lauren Coleman; and dear friends Don Vincent & Frances Vincent Merchant.

Mary Alice graduated as Valedictorian of Louisa High School class of 1948. She worked as a secretary for many years. Together with her husband, they operated Hottinger’s Auto Service for 50 years. She was a fabulous cook, seamstress and avid gardener. She was a member of Louisa UMC and UMW. She was very proud of her children and grandchildren.

She is survived by her children, Howard Edward Hottinger, Sr. (Michelle), Beverly Hottinger Coleman (Jeffrey Stockton), Steward Dale Hottinger and her beloved dog Butch; grandchildren, Ashley Lucckese, Raleigh Coleman (Allison), Brady Coleman, Dabney Coleman, Howard Hottinger, Jr. (Amy), Lindsey Hottinger Smith (Ty); great grandchildren, Hurley, Hattie, Lucy, Dorothy & Pearl Lucckese, Paisley,  Paxton & Cannon Coleman, Harper & Emerie Hottinger, Michael Hagee, Kendall Gray & cousin Malvern Rudolph Butler (Grace).

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the charity of your choice.

The family would like to thank the caregivers, first responders and nurses for their loving care and service.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, June 7, 2023 6-8 pm, at Woodward Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 11am Thursday, June 8, 2023 at Woodward Funeral Home. Burial to follow in Hillcrest Cemetery. Reception following graveside services at Louisa UMC reception hall.

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