Clara Flowers, 87, of Columbia, Kentucky, died Thursday, July 21, 2022 at Norton Hospital in Louisville.
She was born June 8, 1935, in Adair County, to the late Earl and Jennie Vee Ewing Willis. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Tommy Flowers, two grandchildren, Briceson Crawley and Mytaya Willis, one brother, Ralph Willis and one sister, Kay Willis Scott.
She attended Jackman High and later attended Kentucky State University. She worked at Williams Cleaners and retired from Osh Kosh B’Gosh. She accepted Christ at an early age and united with First Baptist Church where she served as President of the Usher Board and Gospel Choir and a member of the Zion District Choir. She would lend a helping hand and was very devoted to her family.
One daughter – Sondra Flowers of Louisville
Three sons – Charles Willis (Sheeree) of Louisville, Doug Crowley of Smyrna, Tennessee and Reggie Flowers of Louisville
One step-son - James Thomas Porter of Campbellsville
Three brothers – Fred Willis of Louisville, James Mac Willis of Memphis, Tennessee and Glen Willis of Sacramento, California
One sister – Earlene Thomas of Columbia
Five grandchildren – C.J. Willis, Dana Taylor, Jessica Flowers, Randall Jefferson (Katie) and Angela Jefferson
A host of great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends
Funeral service – Monday, July 25, 2022 at 11:00 A.M. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Rev. K.F. Tuck delivering the Eulogy
Burial in Forest Lawn Cemetery
Visitation on Sunday from 5:00-8:00 P.M. and anytime Monday before service
Casket Bearers: Keenan Bridgewater, Joseph Smith, Ralphie Willis, Randall Jefferson, C.J. Willis, Yves White
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements