Mary Alice Kent Towler, 64 of Louisa, VA passed away; Thursday May 21, 2009 after a long battle with M. S.; at Martha Jefferson Hospital. She was a member of Pine Street Baptist Church, Louisa, VA; where she served as deaconess and traveled as a missionary. She faithfully served with her husband in the jail and prison ministries for many years. She had been employed by Division of Motor Vehicles, in Louisa.
Mrs. Towler was predeceased by her father; Benjamin H. Kent; and is survived by her husband of 25 years; Rev. Marvin C. Towler, her mother, Mary Boyd Kent, of Louisa, Her daughter, Robin Mallory and husband James of Louisa, a step-daughter, Teresa Towler of Bassett; step-sons; Marvin Q. Towler of Salem and Zachary R, Towler of the Philippines; her brothers; Benjamin H. Kent and his wife Rita, of Crozet, Va., and David Wayne Kent and his wife Vickie, of Louisa; and a sister Sandra C. Kent of Louisa; her grandchildren; Jerry C. Towler and wife Amanda, Carrie Burns and husband Bill all of Lynchburg, Joshua Towler and Trey Towler both of Roanoke, her Goddaughter, Barbara Jean Pendergrast and husband Dion of Victoria, and a number of great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Family will receive friends Sunday, May 24th and Monday, May 25th from 6-8 P.M. at Woodward Funeral Home; 200 Fredericksburg Ave, Louisa, VA 23093.
A funeral service will be held Tuesday, May 26th at 1:00 P.M. in Woodward Funeral Home Chapel; with Rev. Phillip Turner, Rev. Marvin C. Towler & Rev. Victor Torres officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery, Louisa.