A Humble easy-going, loving, man of God is an awesome description of Bro. Namon Flowers Sr. He is also known for his melodious spiritual singing. He was born September 21, 1933 in Daleville, Alabama to Sammie Lee and Snowdie Mae Flowers. He attended Pinckard High School.
In 1953, Bro. Namon enlisted into the Army Branch of the United States Military where he received three medals of honor including, The National Defense Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, and The Korean Service Medal.
Bro. Namon was an avid lover of Gospel music. He began his singing career at an early age and continued with various quartets. Bro. Namon and his brother Sandy Flowers and cousins formed the gospel singing group “The Spiritual Harmonizers” of Trenton New Jersey.
Bro. Namon became a faithful and dedicated member of El Bethel Baptist Church of Trenton, New Jersey where he sang with the Mass Choir, Senior Choir and Male Chorus.
Bro. Namon was employed by Trenton Folding Box Company and retired after 27 years of service. After retirement he relocated to his childhood hometown of Ozark, Alabama and became a member of First Missionary Baptist Church here in Ozark, where he sang with the Senior Choir and the Male Chorus.
He was preceded in death by his beloved mother Snowdie Mae, his father Sammie Lee, 2 brothers, L.B. Flowers and Sandy Lee Flowers, 3 sisters, Lilly Mae Mosely, Beatrice Hardwick, and Eva Crittenden, 1 grandson, Thomas Hayman, a granddaughter Tamieka Smith, and a daughter-in-law Rosalind Flowers.
Bro. Namon leaves to cherish in his faithful and loving memory his beloved wife of 48 years, Minnie Flowers, whom with he had one son Raymond Lee Flowers, 3 step daughters, Sarah Lynn Harding, Wanda Johnson, Marcia (Robert) Filer, a grandson who he adopted as son, Diamond Flowers.
He is the father of 5 children with his former wife, of 13 years, Sis. Elizabeth Lammons of Mooresville, North Carolina, Namon Flowers Jr, James (Jewels) Flowers, Charlotte (Larry) Flowers-Weston, Linda (Donnie) Bryd, Lisa (Kim) Bellamy. I sister Ann Stewart, 24 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren, 7 great-great grandchildren, a very close cousin W.A. Flowers, several special nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends who he absolutely adored.
May his strength, determination, compassion and unconditional love for family and friends continue to be revealed through the generations that bare from his roots and may the peace that surpasses all understanding continue to keep them in the comfort of God's Grace and Mercy.
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