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Edward Flowers

March 6, 1937 August 22, 2019
Edward Flowers
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Obituary for Edward Flowers

PEORIA—Edward Flowers, 82, of Peoria, passed away at 1:09 p.m. Thursday, August 22, 2019 at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.

Born March 6, 1937 in Peoria, a son of Aaron Wade and Ida Flowers, Edward married Estella Davis September 14, 1991 in Peoria.

He is survived by his wife, the Reverend Estella Davis-Flowers, two sons; Edward Davis of Peoria, IL and Robert Davis of Lebanon, IL; five daughters; Victoria Denise Roberson-Taylor of Peoria, IL, Mallory Denise of Sparta, IL, Tiffany (Chris) McCall of Peoria, IL, Shameka (Sadat) Davis-Enge of Collinsville, IL, Sophia (Willie) Jefferson of Peoria, IL. Also surviving are seventeen grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, two brothers; Allen (Sharon) Kilgore of Peoria, IL and Mark (Cheryl) Kilgore of Peoria, IL, sister-in-law, Joan Flowers, mother-in-law, Estella Jackson and several nieces, nephews, cousins, family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, step-father, Newill Kilgore, brother, Norman Flowers, great-granddaughter, Janelle Armstrong and grandmother, Katie Flowers.

Edward, an Army Veteran, served during the Vietnam War and the Korean War. He was a member of American Legion Post 951 where he was active in their Drum and Bugle Corp and the Elks.

Edward worked for Caterpillar Inc for 29 years, retiring in 1996.

He loved to travel, cars, work in his garden and was a St. Louis Rams fan.

Edward was a member of Amazing Grace Community Church.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, August 31, 2019 at First Free Methodist Church, 2121 N. Sheridan Road, Peoria, IL, where visitation will be one hour before services. The Reverand B. Elliott Renfroe will officiate. Burial will be in Parkview Cemetery.
The repast will follow the committal service at Bethel United Methodist Church, 210 N. Richard Pryor Pl, Peoria, Illinois 61605.


Previous Events

Visitation

Saturday

31

Aug

9:00 AM 8/31/2019 9:00:00 AM - 10:00 AM 8/31/2019 10:00:00 AM
First Free United Methodist Church

2121 N. Sheridan Rd.
Peoria, IL 61604

First Free United Methodist Church
2121 N. Sheridan Rd. Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Service

Saturday

31

Aug

10:00 AM 8/31/2019 10:00:00 AM
First Free United Methodist Church

2121 N. Sheridan Rd.
Peoria, IL 61604

His repast will follow the services at Parkview Cemetery at Bethel United Methodist Church.

First Free United Methodist Church
2121 N. Sheridan Rd. Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Parkview Cemetery Final Resting Place

2001 N. University
Peoria, IL 61604

2001 N. University Peoria 61604 IL
United States
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