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December 10, 2023

Alice Vienna Whittington Flowers

Alice Vienna Whittington Flowers

Alice Vienna Whittington Flowers was born September 16, 1920, in Watauga County, the daughter of the late John Henry Whittington and Texie Shearer Whittington in Vilas. She went home to be with her Lord on Monday, February 12, 2018, at Valley Nursing Center in Taylorsville. She was 97 years old.

She attended Liberty Grove Baptist Church, where she was a church secretary and faithful member. She loved sewing, planting flowers, fashion, watching the birds, and spending time with her family. She was the mother of five generations.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clifford Frank Flowers; her son, Allen Kent Flowers; her grandson, Gary Lee Mayes; her infant granddaughter, Tonya Regina Flowers; her sisters, Matty Ruth Whittington, Virginia Ann Hunt, and Dora Harshaw; her brothers, David Whittington, William Whittington, Lee Whittington, and Linnie Whittington; and her long time friend, Sadie Teague.

Those left to cherish her memory include her sons, Howard Flowers and wife Shirley, Albert Flowers, and Edsel Flowers and wife Betty; her daughters, Clara Mayes and husband Jerry, and Linda Davis and husband Anderson; her sister, Sarah Bradshaw; her brother, Cleveland “Buster” Whittington; her Godson, Cody Burch; 18 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.

The home-going service will be held at 3:30 p.m., Sunday, February 18, 2018, at Liberty Grove Baptist Church. Rev. Ardeal Roseboro-Eulogy, Rev. William Little-officiating, and Rev. Frank R. Butler, Jr. and Rev. Elliott Boston will also be assisting. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2:30-3:30 p.m., prior to the service. The family will gather at the home of Jerry and Clara Mayes, 23 Echerd Lane, Taylorsville.

In addition to flowers, memorials may be made to: Hospice of Alexander County, 50 Lucy Echerd Lane, Taylorsville, NC 28681.

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Adams Funeral Home and Cremation Services is honored to be serving the Flowers Family.


  1. Carolyn Flowers on February 17, 2018 at 4:40 am

    Flowers Family My Condolence, You all are in my prayers,and we all knows where Aunt Alice is.With her beautiful smile,I will always remember her smile,and soft spoken words when her nephew floyd and I.would come to her home to visit,when Floyd and Albert would go in the back to talk about music.She would show me cards and gifts that her grands had given her.and pictures of her new great grands. She loved her family Albert,Linda,Clara, Frank.And other family members she’s happy no more sickness are pain. My prayer to my Father GOD,to strengthen you hold you comfort you and he will.Because he done it for me,release his ministries Angles to Guard and Proctect you.Love You All🙏🏽🙏🏽

    • Toshia on February 21, 2018 at 12:06 pm

      Thank you so much for your kind words and encouragement. We really appreciate it. Love you too.

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