Jimmie Flowers was born in rural Redford area, Reynolds County, MO, to loving parents, the late Clifford and Elvira (Copeland) Flowers, on November 9, 1937. He departed this life on October 29, 2021, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, MO, attaining the age of 83.
On September 28, 1957, Jim married Alberta Faye Asberry. To this union one daughter was born, Jamie Melvita Flowers, who gave them one beautiful granddaughter, Crystal Lee Steen. Jim was a faith believing Christian and thoroughly enjoyed attending The Lighthouse Temple Church in Ellington, MO. Each member was special to him.
Jim and Alberta loved to hunt, fish and make gardens together. It was often said that he had the most producing and perfect garden in Reynolds County and beyond. He worked hard and kept their home immaculate. Jim worked mostly in wood products. He was supervisor of Gastineau Pallet Co., Eaton Pallet Co., and manager of Reynolds County Wood.
In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by his granddaughter, Crystal Lee Steen, five brothers, Carl “Bud”, Leroy, Arnold , and a set of infant twins, also five sisters, Eloise (Bill) Chitwood, Willa Jean Kirchenmann, Janyce Wilhelms, Mavis (Jack) Massie and Wanda Flowers, 5 brother-in-law’s and 3 sister-in-law’s.
Jim is survived by his wife Alberta of 64 years in Ellington, MO, daughter, Jamie Melvita Flowers of Ellington, MO, one sister, Betty (Jerry) LeSeure of Columbia, MO, 4 sister-in-law’s, Karen Flowers of Bourbon, MO, Shirley Hahn of Duke, MO, Connie Asberry of Ellington, MO, and Joyce Asberry of Meta, MO.
Jim appreciated all the prayers during his troubled times. He will be deeply missed by friends, relatives and everyone who knew him but now Jesus has him and OH! We can only imagine his joy.
Visitation was Tuesday, November 2, 2021, 11AM-2PM, McSpadden Funeral Home, Ellington, Missouri.Funeral followed at 2PM.Minister was Pastor Geraldine Rains. Burial was at Redford Memorial Cemetery. In Lieu of Flowers: Donations can be made to The Lighthouse Temple Church. Arrangements by McSpadden Funeral Home, Ellington, Missouri.