Nancy J. Flowers

April 21, 1936September 14, 2019

Nancy J. Flowers, 83, of Wilson, passed away Saturday. Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, September 18, 2019, at Forest Hills Evangelical Presbyterian Church, Wilson, NC. Interment will follow in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson, NC.

The family will receive friends Wednesday, from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m., at the church located at 1100 Forest Hills Rd, Wilson, NC.

Nancy retired from the NC Agricultural Extension Service with over 30 years of service. She was a longtime member of Forest Hills Evangelical Presbyterian Church and was involved in many of the groups and activities at the church. Nancy loved traveling and working in the yard with her husband, Jimmy, along with gardening, decorating, and shopping. She was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

Surviving are her husband of 63 years, Jimmy J. Flowers; her sister, Nina Jones Smith of Eureka; nine nieces and nine nephews; a number of extended family members and devoted friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Hubert Linwood and Bessie Shirley Jones; two sisters, Lula J. Hobbs and Ruby Jones; two brothers, Willie J. Jones and Linwood E. Jones.

The Flowers family would like to extend a special thank-you to Nancy’s family and friends for the love shown by their many prayers, phone calls, and visits.

Flowers are welcome and memorials may be directed to Forest Hills Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 1100 Forest Hills Rd., Wilson, NC 27896.

Funeral services are under the direction of Thomas-Yelverton Funeral Home, Wilson, NC. Online condolences may be sent to


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Norman Harrell

September 18, 2019

Mr. Flowers,

On behalf of the Cooperative Extension Service in Wilson County, we offer our condolences in the passing of Ms. Nancy. She was a long time employ and we thank her and you for her service. She interacted and helped many Wilson County citizens during her career. Thoughts and prayers to the family during the difficult time.

Norman Harrell
County Extension Director
Cooperative Extension, Wilson County

Delance Ellis

September 17, 2019

Nancy has been a long-time dear friend. I had the pleasure of working with her at the Agricultural Extension Service in the 1960s. She is one of the sweetest women I have ever known.

Warren and Lynn Mercer

September 16, 2019

Jimmy, we are so sad that Nancy is gone but we want you to know how highly we have always thought of both of you. You have been good friend through the years. First to Warren’s grandparents, Thurman and Mide, and now to us. We will always cherish the fond memories of time spent visiting in your gazebo! With much love, Warren, Lynn and Wyatt Mercer