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SPC Thomas Wayne Flowers

SPC Thomas Wayne Flowers

Birth
Gulfport, Harrison County, Mississippi, USA
Death 17 Jan 2013 (aged 64)
Mississippi, USA
Burial Biloxi, Harrison County, Mississippi, USA
Plot SECTION EE SITE 363
Memorial ID 103784893 · View Source
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Military Service:
US Army ~ Vietnam

Obituary of Thomas Wayne Flowers
(September 21, 1948 - January 17, 2013)

Gulfport, MS ~ Thomas Wayne Flowers was born September 21, 1948 to the union of James "Jack" and Lillie Belle Cox Flowers. He died peacefully at his residence on Thursday, January 17, 2013. Wayne, as he was known to his family was 64 years of age.

A native of Gulfport, MS and a 1966 graduate of North Gulfport High School, he joined the United States Army following graduation - serving in the Vietnam War. He returned home having been honorably discharged after serving his country well.

Wayne worked several years at Ingalls Ship Building, but was unable to continue this career because of injuries incurred during his military encounter. His personality was very quiet and he never complained during his illness.

He is survived by numerous loving family members and friends. These include his sisters, Jacqualyn Lindsay of Gpt., MS, Patsy Coleman of Milwaukee, WI; nieces, Deidra Foster of Gpt., MS, Rev. Michelle Townsend de Lopez (Leonel) of Milwaukee, WI; aunts, Gaynette Flowers Pugh of Gpt., MS, and Catherine Cox of Richmond, CA; six great nephews, a great niece; and a host of cousins and Mrs. Juanita Fairley, his very special and dedicated caregiver for 13 years.

Final rites will begin on Thursday, January 24, 2013. A wake will be held at Lockett-Williams Mortuary, Inc., between the hours of five and seven p.m. The funeral service will be held on Friday, January 25, 2013 at 11 a.m. at Greater Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Gulfport with visitation beginning at 10 a.m. His interment will follow at the Biloxi National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the North Gulfport Community Land Trust, 8202 Ohio Avenue, Gulfport, MS 39501 are encouraged.
Published in The Sun Herald on January 24, 2013.

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  • Originally Created by: Frank Everett
  • Added: 19 Jan 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 103784893
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SPC Thomas Wayne Flowers (21 Sep 1948–17 Jan 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 103784893, citing Biloxi National Cemetery, Biloxi, Harrison County, Mississippi, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .