Burnice Ray Flowers

July 16, 1935 - September 23, 2012
Burnice Ray Flowers

Burnice Ray “Bernie” Flowers, 77, of Wilmington, NC, passed away Sunday, September 23, 2012 at his home.

He was born in Brunswick Co. on July 16, 1935, the son of the late James F. and Emma A. Costin Flowers. Mr. Flowers retired at the age of 62 from the Charlotte Liberty Life Insurance Company.

Surviving is his wife, Edith H. Flowers of the home; daughter, Ede Flowers of Wilmington, NC; two sons, Jeff Flowers, and wife, Cindy of Hampstead, NC and Ray Flowers of Wilmington, NC; step-granddaughter, April.

The family will receive friends Wednesday September 26, 2012 from 6:00 -7:00 pm at Wilmington Funeral Chapel with a memorial service beginning at 7:00 pm. Officiating will be Rev. Robert E. Lee.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation 1535 S. 41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.


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  • September 26, 2012
    Mechelle Meier says:
    I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. I remember Burnice and you fondly. You are all in my prayers.

  • September 26, 2012
    joey and joan manor says:
    Goodbye Bernie. We will never forget what a great father and husband you are. He was a true gentle-man.