George Holland Flowers

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George Holland Flowers

  • Birth 16 Apr 1925 Gaston County, North Carolina, USA
  • Death 30 May 2010 Gaston County, North Carolina, USA
  • Burial Gastonia, Gaston County, North Carolina, USA
  • Memorial ID 53168975

GASTONIA - George Holland Flowers, 85, of 112 Bowden Lane, died May 30, 2010.
He was born in Gaston County, the son of the late Laban Levi and Sarah Ellen Branch Flowers.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, Clara Margaret Beaty Flowers, and his wife of four years, Elizabeth Moose Flowers; one daughter, Linda Ann Flowers; one son, George Michael Flowers; daughter-in-law, Karen Flowers; four sisters, Gertie Eastwood, Lucy Samuels, Lena Flowers and Martha Cherry.
He was a retired textile supervisor and a U.S. Navy World War II veteran who served aboard the USS Procyon in both theaters of World War II. He was a charter member of South Point Life Saving Crew, a member of the Community Volunteer Fire Department, a member of Goshen Free Will Baptist Church and a member of the Gaston County World War II Last Man Club. He was an avid, talented woodcraftsman.
He is survived by one daughter, Lore Flowers and fiancé Tom Wetzel of Gastonia; two sons, Donnie Flowers of Spencer Mountain and Tommy Flow-ers and wife Teri of Spencer Mountain; one sister, Estelle Poteat of Lowell; seven grandchildren and a number of great-grandchildren.
The family would like to offer special thanks to Hospice of Gaston County.
The funeral service will be held at noon Wednesday at Goshen Free Will Baptist Church with the Rev. William Calvert officiating. Burial will follow at Gaston Memorial Park with graveside services performed by the Gaston County World War II Last Man Club.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church and at other times at the home of Tommy and Teri Flowers, 138 Hall Road, Spencer Mountain.
Memorials may be made to Goshen Free Will Baptist Church, 1300 West Catawba Avenue Extension, Mount Holly, NC 28120; or to Hospice of Gaston County, P.O. Box 3984 Gastonia, NC 28053; or to Kid's Path Children's Program, 1420 E 7th Street, Charlotte, NC 28204.
Woodlawn Funeral Home of Mount Holly is serving the Flowers family.


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  • Created by: The Seeker
  • Added: 2 Jun 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 53168975
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Holland Flowers (16 Apr 1925–30 May 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 53168975, citing Gaston Memorial Park, Gastonia, Gaston County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by The Seeker (contributor 47042402) .