Ida Mildred (Williams) Flowers, 92, of Royalton passed away at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012, at her home with her loving family at her side.
Funeral services for Mrs. Flowers will be at 12 noon on Thursday, Jan. 26, at Vantrease Funeral Home in Zeigler with Pastor Lynette Barnett officiating. Burial will be at Zeigler Cemetery. Visiting hours are after 9 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home until the hour of the services.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the First Christian Church, Maryland St., Zeigler, IL 62999, or Hospice of Southern Illinois, Inc., 204 Halfway Road, Marion, IL 62959. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Mildred was born March 14, 1919, in Royalton to Otto C. and Minnie Bell (Sandefur) Williams.
She married Lester T. Flowers June 8, 1934, in Zeigler. He preceded her in death June 9, 1999.
She is survived by three daughters and two sons-in-law, Esther Mae Salingue of Christopher, Doris June and Arley Cash of Royalton, and Venita Ann and Jerry Rea of Zeigler; seven grandchildren, Pam (John) Dent of West Frankfort, Arley (JC) Cash Jr. of Nason, Lester (Fay) Cash of Mulkeytown, Elly (Windell) Ellis of Rio Rancho, NM, Kelly (Dr. Kent) Harshbarger of Centerville, Ohio, Christina (Scott) Borcherding of Pacific, Mo., and William (Veronica) Nevious of Madison, Wis.; 11 great-grandchildren; and six great great-grandchildren.
He parents; a son, Orville Eugene Flowers; two brothers, David A. and Kenneth Lee Williams; five sisters, Lois Blount, Loma Lefler and Beulah Davis; two infant sisters; and a son-in-law, Robert Salingue also preceded her in death.
Mrs. Flowers was a member of the First Christian Church in Zeigler and a homemaker. She loved to spend time with your grandchildren, garden, quilt, and fish, she was known as “The Domino Queen.” Most of all it was her family and friends.
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