He was a member of East Side Church of Christ for the past 56 years
He was an avid bird hunter, devoted husband, father, grandfather and Christian. He set a wonderful example to all those he came in contact with, and he will be dearly missed.
He was retired from South Central Bell after 31 years. Previous to the phone company he worked as a short-order cook at Ellis Drug Store, Snack House No. 2 and the Spot.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Clara (Cartwright) and Herbie J. Flowers; brothers: Marseille Flowers, Arvel Flowers and Chester Flowers; and great-granddaughter, Jamison Rae Allmon.
Left behind to treasure his memory is his beloved wife of 66 years, Louise Hitson Flowers; sons: Gene (Peggy) Flowers, and Eddie (Becky) Flowers, all of Cleveland; daughter, Trefene (Richard) Ellis of Old Fort; grandchildren: Gina Flowers (Kip) Lindsay of Nashville, Renaugia Flowers (Jimmy) Allmon of Chattanooga, Seth Flowers and girlfriend, Lisa, Tanner (Stacy) Flowers, Tyler Flowers and girlfriend, Morgan, all of Cleveland and Cody Ellis of Old Fort; great-grandchildren: Cole and Zoie Flowers of Cleveland, Silas Allmon of Chattanooga and Chloe and Caimen Flowers of Cleveland; and one nephew, Roy (Barbara) Flowers.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, in the chapel of Fike Funeral Home with ministers Bill Maynard and Jeff Archey officiating.
Interment will follow in Hilcrest Memorial Gardens with Seth, Tanner and Tyler Flowers, Jock McGee, Eddie Carson and Wesley Davis serving as pallbearers. Mansel Parkinson, Elmer Crye, Gene Tucker, Joe Craft, Charles Cartwright and Odell Swafford will serve and honorary pallbearers.
The service will conclude with a white dove release ceremony.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 this evening at the funeral home.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Flowers family guest book at www.fikefh.com.