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Ella Jane Towler


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Ella Jane Towler

Suffolk - On Monday, July 21, 2014 Mother Ella Jane Towler, widow of Leroy Towler, Sr., at the age of 92, departed this life at 11:00 a.m. at home. She was born in Norfolk, VA on December 3, 1921 to the late Deacon James and Clara Hill. Ella was predeceased by three brothers, James Andrew Hill, Robert Melvin Hill, Ernest Nathaniel Hill, one sister Clara Lee Jones, one son Leroy Towler, Jr. and one grandson Abdou Leroy Towler. She was a member of New Community Temple COGIC, Pastor Bishop Ted Thomas Sr. where she served as the President of the Mothers Board and member of the Missions Auxiliary. Mother Towler leaves five children, Bernard Dickens (Kim), Dwight Towler (Catherine), Andrea Watts (Benjamin), Sharon Cason (Warren), Renee Hardy, and daughter-in-law Faye Towler. She also leaves to mourn five sisters, fifteen grandchildren, twenty-two great-grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren and a host of family and friends. Funeral will be Monday, 11:00 a.m. July 28, 2014 at New Community COGIC, 3615 Tyre Neck Road, Portsmouth Virginia. Mother Ella Jane Towler is now resting safely in the arms of Jesus Christ. She will be missed as a mother, grandmother, great grandmother, great-great grandmother, sister, aunt, prayer warrior, encourager, and friend. Please continue to pray for the family. www.gravesfuneralhomeinc.com
Published in The Virginian Pilot on July 27, 2014
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