Tomlin, Mary Julia (Judy) Dowling, 71, of Montgomery, died at 6 am on Monday, December 17, 2012 at home surrounded by family. She was born to Julian and Ima Dowling of Evergreen, AL where she spent her early childhood. She married Donald Keith Tomlin on June 23, 1962. She is survived by her husband, Donald Keith Tomlin; daughter, Alicia of Montgomery; three sons, Keith of Folly Beach, S.C., David (Carla) of Wisconsin, Kevin of Montgomery; two grandchildren, Natalie and Sophia of Daphne. Judy was a long time resident of Montgomery, where she lived since childhood. She graduated from Robert E. Lee in 1956 and worked for many years in the State of Alabama Treasurer's office. She was devoted to her family and to her many friends. Her sense of humor and ability to make everyone feel special was one of her greatest gifts. A memorial service will be held at The Lighthouse Baptist Church at 3560 Bell Road on Saturday, December 22, 1012 at 11:00 with Dr. Mickey Kirkland officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to The Montgomery Cancer Center or the Elmore County Food Pantry.
Published in the Montgomery Advertiser on Dec. 20, 2012