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Nancy Flowers

January 26, 1920 ~ October 22, 2020 (age 100)


Nancy Flowers, affectionately known as Modear, was born the fifth child to the late Doll and Mary Ann Coleman on January 26, 1920.  She received her early education in Frisco, AL.  At an early age, she joined New Salem MBC, Brundidge, AL. She  met the love of her life, Nathaniel Flowers, and they were united in holy matrimony on October 26, 1940. The Lord blessed them with 13 children. Later in life, she joined Poplar Springs Baptist Church, New Brockton, AL.  She was a God fearing servant for the Lord. She served as an usher, Eastern Star, and Ladies Aid.  Nancy was a nanny, midwife, seamtress, raising multiple generations of children. She was employed by Kleinert’s  Inc. in Elba, AL as a seamstress and often sewed clothes for her children and grandchildren.  She was also employed by the Elba Adult Day Care Center.  She had a great love for cooking and especially baking. She had a special love for her family.  She was a wise, well-balanced and well-dressed lady, who loved anything that sparkled. Nancy exchanged her earthly life for her heavenly life on October 22, 2020 at Elba Nursing and Rehabilitation Center surrounded by her family.Nancy was preceded in death by three daughters: Pearleen Flowers, Ola Mae Flowers Goosby, Keshia Goosby Newton; two sons:  John Flowers and Willie C. Flowers, four sisters and three brothers.  She also delivered three infants who died at birth. Nancy leaves behind to cherish the sweet memories of her blessed, long, well lived life, three daughters: Lee Etta Edwards of New Brockton, AL, Elder Elizabeth Martin (Clinton) of Lawton, OK, Sharon Greenwood of Enterprise, AL; two sons:  Reverend Joseph N. Flowers (Mary) of Headland, AL and Leandra Flowers (Renee) of Elba, AL; one sister: Emma Nell Baker of Ozark, AL; one stepson:  Danny Cole of Gary IN; daughter-in-law: JoAnn Flowers of Elba,  AL; 32 grandchildren, 83 great-grandchildren and 20 great-great grandchildren and host of 
nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.   


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October 30, 2020

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Coleman Funeral Home Chapel
2011 Hickman Avenue
Elba, AL 36323

Graveside Service
October 31, 2020

1:00 PM
New Salem Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery
14250 County Road 106
Brundidge, AL 36010

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