Helen M. Flowers

Monday, June 11, 2007

HELEN M. 'HALENE' FLOWERS was born to Timothy C. Thompson and Kate E. Nauman Thompson on Nov. 24, 1915, in Carroll County and died on June 3, 2007, in Visalia, Calif. Both parents preceded her in death.

She is also preceded in death by her husband, Charles E. Flowers in 1984; her sister, Anna May Lane, in 1995; and her niece, Arlene Kate Sanders, in 2002.

She is survived by her sister-in-law, Bonnie Thompson of Claremore, Okla.; her brother, Roy Kirk Thompson and wife Betty of Green Forest; a niece; a nephew; and many great-nieces and great-nephews.

She was retired from working at Hallmark Greeting Cards in Topeka, Kan. She will be remembered for her sweet and gentle disposition. She enjoyed the Visalia Senior Center, where she quilted and sewed.

A graveside service was held at Smith Mountain Cemetery in Dinuba, Calif.