Barbara Ann Flowers
Posted: Wednesday, September 28, 2011 3:28 pm
The Messenger, September 28, 2011
Completed arrangements are being announced for Barbara Ann (Brown) Flowers, 81, of Troy, who died at her home Sept. 26, 2011.
Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Blessed Hope Baptist Church in Troy, with the Revs. William George and Terry Council officiating. Burial will follow in Triangle Cemetery in Troy.
The family will receive friends 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at White & Mahon Funeral Home in Troy and from noon until the hour of services Thursday at the church.
Her grandsons will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Tom Eaves, Bill Eaves, Harold Eaves, B.J. Phillips, Ralph Norman, Jay Spalding, Jamie Spalding, Phillip Senn, Steve Tittle and Steve Wills.
The family requests that memorials be made to Blessed Hope Baptist Church or the American Cancer Society.
She was born Feb. 9, 1930, in Plymouth, Mich., daughter of the late Martin J. and Anna (Schultz) Brown. She married Leon C. Flowers Sept. 13, 1952. He died Jan. 1, 2003.
She was a homemaker and a member of Blessed Hope Baptist Church.
Survivors include six daughters and four sons-in-law, Nancy and Larry Mitchell Sr. of Hornbeak, Diane and Billy Strain and Linda Flowers and Kathy Flowers, all of Troy, Bobbie Ann and William Sanford of Obion and Carol and Eric Walsh of Spokane, Wash.; three sons and daughters-in-law, Doyle and Paula Flowers of Union City, Larry and Joyce Flowers of Fulton and Donnie and Stephanie K. Flowers of Troy; four adopted sons and three daughters-in-law, Dale and Carolyn Eaves, Jimmy and Linda Eaves and Winston Eaves, all of Obion, and Bobby Wayne and Delilah Eaves of Union City; two adopted daughters and sons-in-law, Geneva and Robert Crowell and Patricia and Bobby Crowell, all of Obion; her sister, Darlene Brown of Manton, Mich.; her brother, Albert Brown of Appleton, Wisc.; 26 grandchildren and 33 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by her daughter, Sandra Joyce Flowers; her adopted daughter, Irene Powers; her adopted son, Delmus Ray Eaves; her grandson, Stephen Bernard McDaniel; her sister, Iva Mae Ruth; and her brother, Fred Wills.
Condolences may be sent to the family at the funeral home website: www.white-ranson.com.