Daniel Dewitt Flowers

February 22, 1932January 20, 2013

Daniel D. Flowers


Daniel D. Flowers, the soul mate of Nita Flowers passed away January 20, 2013 at his home. Daniel and his wife Nita Flowers would have been married 61 years on March 1, 2013. He graduated from Pensacola Catholic High School in 1951. Daniel was retired from the Pensacola News Journal as a Mailroom Supervisor where he worked for over 42 years. He was preceded in death by parents Raymond and Margaret Flowers, in-laws John and Nora Evans; three sisters Vivian Roselle, Edna Cutts, Margaret Pendo and six brothers Ollie, Lurie, Robert, Sherman, Fred and Donald; brother-in-laws Edward Evans, Pat Cutts; sister-in-law Mavis Flowers and son-in-law Kenneth Gardner.

He is survived by his loving wife Nita Flowers, daughter Kathy Flowers Gardner, grandson Shane Aldridge (Nicole), great granddaughter Savannah Aldridge, brother Eugene Flowers, brother-in-laws Ronnie D. Evans, Edward Pendo, John Roselle, sister-in-laws Sylvia Flowers, Betty Flowers, his godson Nate Briggs and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held at Bayview Fisher-Pou Chapel on Thursday, January 24, 2013 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Friday, January 25, 2013 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 140 West Government Street, Pensacola, FL. Celebrant will be Father Pat Foley. Interment will follow at Bayview Memorial Park. Afterwards, family and friends are invited to meet at St. Joseph Catholic Church Parish Hall. Pallbearers will be nephews Merrill Cutts, Tom Flowers, Jim French, Tim French, Damian French and Matthew French. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Joseph Church Building Fund or Hospice of Pensacola.

“One thing I do know, that though I was blind now I can see.”

BAYVIEW FISHER-POU CHAPEL, 3351 Scenic Highway is entrusted with arrangements.

Condolences may be offered at


  • Funeral Service Friday, January 25, 2013
  • Visitation Thursday, January 24, 2013

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Colleen Glover

January 28, 2013

Aunt Nita, Kathy and family. May God bless your hearts with comfort, peace and serenity knowing your dad is with our Lord, home. What a righteous man he was and loved by so many. Truly a blessing.

Sam Snow

January 25, 2013

I had the honor and pleasure of working with Daniel from 1984 until his retirement. I always admired him. He was a great person and supervisor. We missed him when he retired. I know he is at peace with his family. Farewell Daniel.

Harold Flowers

January 25, 2013

We are relatives, [ Esom's youngest son]. We are sorry for your loss.
Ann & Harold Flowers

Ronnie Marshburn

January 24, 2013

when I worked at the PNJ for 19 years, I had the pleasure of knowing Daniel and what a great guy he was, my heart goes out to his family in this time of pain but knowing he is in a better place resting, God bless. Ronnie Marshburn

Kathy Koklas

January 24, 2013

May you Rest in Peace Mr. Flowers, and may God watch over your family. We worked together in the early days. It was a pleasure working with you and knowing you.

Robert Bobby Mackey

January 23, 2013

Daniel was one of the finestyoung men that I ever met. I was a District Mangerfor the News-Journal and I gave him a paper route. May GOD bless his family.