Helen V. Flowers, 94


Helen V. Flowers, 94, of Carrollton, died Wednesday morning, Aug. 30, at Boyd Memorial Hospital in Carrollton. Mrs. Flowers is the grandmother of Misty Borrowman of Sorento, president of Bank of Hillsboro.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 5, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Airsman-Hires Funeral Home in Carrollton. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 6, beginning at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be held in Eldred Memorial Gardens in Eldred.

Mrs. Flowers was born Oct. 7, 1928, in Carrollton, daughter of the late Roy and Florence (Beckman) Rhoades.

She married Clarence Evans, Sr., who preceded her in death on Feb. 23, 1983. She later married Harry D. Flowers, Sr. on Aug. 17, 1984 and he survives.

During her lifetime, Mrs. Flowers worked at Greene County Farm Bureau and later for Columbiana Seed Company and CNB Bank (formerly Greene County National Bank). She was a member of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, Mt. Gilead Club and Greene County Home Extension.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by children, Virginia L. “Tunie” Brannan (Michael) of Eldred, Clarence “Junior” Evans (Cathy) and Roy “Butch” Evans (Janice) all of Carrollton, Marsha Flowers (Lorraine) of Frederick, MD, Becky Howard (Chris), “JR” Harry Flowers, Jr. (Gena), and Cindy Howard all of Carrollton and Kirby Flowers (Georgi) of Edwardsville; grandchildren, Amy Struble, Linda Evans, Joe, Jake, Josh and Jon Evans, Dean Evans, Misty Borrowman, Megan Becker, Tim Brannan, Kery Jo Baumgartner, Joe Howard, Angela Nguyen, Katie Dudley, Nichole Flowers, Chad Flowers, Toby Howard, Jenny Arnett, Cory Howard, Leah Flowers, Krista Flowers and Brett Flowers; 42 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband; sisters, Mary Hacker, Rosie Flowers and Norma Busey; and brothers, Roy “Sam“ Rhoades and Franklin “Bud” Rhoades.

Memorials may be made to Our Redeemer Church and sent care of Airsman-Hires Funeral Home, 5th St. Carrollton, IL 62016. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.airsman-hires.com.