Rev. Dr. Ernest Milton Flowers, 82, died Wednesday, March 9, 2022, at his home. He was Pastor Emeritus of Open Bible Baptist Church in Baltimore, Md.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.
The funeral will be held at noon Saturday, March 19, at Chesterfield Missionary Baptist Church, 8591 Hwy. 90, Longs, S.C., with Rev. Sam E. Flowers officiating. Viewing will be held from 4-6 p.m. Friday in the Peoples Funeral Home Chapel in Whiteville Viewing and visitation with the family will be held Saturday one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial, with military honors, will be in the Flowers Cemetery in Longwood.
Surviving are his wife, Lucy Marie Flowers; six daughters, Debra (Harold), Camilla, Carmella, Lisa, Loretta and Cynthia (Frederick); one son, Ernest (Michelle); four sisters, Eva Bellamy, Christine Flowers, Rochelle Patterson, and Juanita Smith; and three brothers, William V. Flowers, Sam E. Flowers and David A. Flowers.