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Obituary: Marvin Alvie Dowlen, Sr., 87

Marvin Alvie Dowlen, Sr. age 87 of Pleasant View, Tennessee, died Monday, October 11, 2021 at Be Blessed Group Home in Hendersonville.

He was the retired owner/operator of the former Pleasant View Shell Service Station. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and a friend to many. He was gentle, kind, and a man of integrity. He was a member of 24 Church.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Patsy Dowlen; grandson, Josh Krantz; stepson, Scott Cole; and 4 brothers.

Survivors include his sons, Marvin Dowlen, Jr., Kerry Dowlen, and Tracy (Regina) Dowlen; daughters, Teresa (Mitch) Walker, Pam Ivey, and Susan (Mark) Bradshaw; grandchildren, Daphne, Andrea, Marvin III, Samantha, Brent, Brittney, Josh, & Chelsea; and 6 great-grandchildren.

The family would like to express a special thank you to his loving caregivers at High Point Hospice & Be Blessed Group Home.

If so desired memorial contributions may be made to High Point Hospice, Sumner Medical Plaza, 300 Steam Plant Road, #220, Gallatin, Tennessee 37066.


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