Ms. Mary Louise Stowers, 86, of Mount Airy, NC, formerly of Spring Lake, NC, passed away on Sunday, May 10, 2020, at Twelve Oaks Nursing Facility in Mt. Airy, North Carolina. Louise loved gardening, flowers, hummingbirds, and learning to use her kindle to read her books on. She especially loved all holidays spent with her family. She is preceded in death by her husband of fifty-five years, Jackie Stowers, Sr. They were married on December 16, 1950, sixty-nine years ago. She is also preceded in death by a son, John Cleveland, granddaughter, Jaclyn Stowers, and her beloved dog, Tobi. Louise is survived by a daughter, Denise Buchanan and husband, Mike; son, Jackie Stowers, Jr.; granddaughter, Carrie Lee Wood and husband, William; and great-grandchildren, James Gage Herring and Emily Raylen Wood. She was interred at Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery on Fort Bragg, NC.\n\nThe family would like to express their sincere appreciation to the staff of Twelve Oaks Nursing Facility for the loving care given to Louise.