Hundreds of people leave tributes on social networking site Family mourn death of a happy, humorous mum
firstname.lastname@example.org attend but ask that instead of bringing flowers people make donations to the Ashford FoodBank, which was a cause close to Ms Ovenden’s heart. There will be a collection at the funeral or donations can be made via Woods Funeral Directors.
A wake will be held after the service at the Queen’s Head pub in Kingsnorth, which everyone is invited to. People are asked to wear red - Ms Ovenden’s favourite colour.
Relative Keith Ovenden said: “Our family would like to extend an invitation to all of Maxine’s friends, and this means everyone and anyone who knew Maxine, who would like to be present to pay their respects and to give Maxine the send off that she deserves.
“The wake will be held after the ceremony at the Queen’s Head, again the family would like to emphasise, that everyone means everyone, and all are welcome to attend.
“Many of you may not have known but Maxine’s favourite colour was red, therefore out of respect and for Maxine, if you can wear something red it would be very much appreciated.”
Maxine Ovenden died suddenly this month