SIKESTON - Leroy Flowers, 65, formerly of Decatur, Ala., died Sept. 28, 2007, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.
Born March 23, 1942, in Canalou, to the late Lucious and Emma Reed Flowers, he spent the last 20 years in Decatur. He was a U.S. Army veteran and of the Baptist belief.
He married Sharl A. Cook who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: four sons, Leroy Flowers Jr. of Atlanta, Donald Flowers of Minneapolis, Demetrius Flowers of Sikeston and Edward Ellis of Decatur; four daughters, Estella Cook of Minneapolis, Maj. Sheila Flowers stationed with the U.S. Army in Fort Worth, Texas, Rhonda Council of Sikeston and Monique Flowers of St. Charles; six brothers, Waymond Flowers, Eddie Flowers, Marshall Flowers, Richard Flowers, Robert Flowers and Douglas Palms of Chicago; 10 sisters, Albertina Dawson of Perris, Calif., Emma Flowers and Rebinder Flowers of St. Louis, Joyce Spicer of Sikeston, Carman Alexander of Chicago Heights, Ill., Matilda Baker and Margie Flowers of Chicago, Glenda Palms and Peggy Palms of Jacksonville, Fla., and Sarah Holmes of the state of North Carolina; and seven grandchildren.
Visitation is from 10 a.m. until time of services at 11 a.m. Friday at the St. John Missionary Baptist Church. The Rev. Alex Sims will officiate.
Burial with full military rites will follow in Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield.
Williams Funeral Home of Sikeston is in charge of arrangements.