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Margaret Elizabeth Flowers was born to the late Wax David B. Flowers Sr. and Fannie Mae Bennett-Flowers of Wadesboro, North Carolina on April 12, 1945.  She departed this life on Sunday, February 23, 2020.  She will be missed by all.

Margaret graduated from Camden High School in Camden, New Jersey.  She later went on to attend Wiberforce University in Ohio.  Margaret worked at the Camden County Board of Social Services in Camden, New Jersey for over 35 years. 

She later retired and settled in her birthplace of Wadesboro, North Carolina.  Margaret there, became President of the Missionary Department at Gatewood Station AME Zion Church; she was a faithful member.

Margaret’s warm and caregiving spirit extended to all her family and friends.  To her nieces and nephews, she had a true mothering soul that will last for eternity.

Margaret Elizabeth Flowers was preceded in death by her sisters, Mary Flowers, Marjorie Flowers, and Beatrice Flowers.

She leaves to cherish in her memory: one brother, Dr. Wax Flowers Jr., PhD of Decatur, Georgia; one sister, Arnetha Flowers of Cherry Hill, New Jersey; a beloved “special niece” Brionna N. Benjamin whom she mothered as her own; a special godson, Eric Tillman; special cousins, Vernon Kersey and Helen Tillman; and adored by a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

The Homegoing Services were held on Saturday, March 7, 2020, 11:00am, Gatewood Station AME Zion Church, 2548 Gatewood Station Road, Morven, North Carolina.  Burial followed in the family plot of the Church Cemetery.

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  • Monday, February 24, 2020
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Smith's FH
  • Wednesday, March 4, 2020
    Margaret, I never expected you to leave this soon. God has called on a good lady. I'm so glad we had some time to be friends. Peace be with your Family.
    ~ Jennifer Spencer   Wadesboro, NE
  • Thursday, March 5, 2020
    We would like to extend our deepest sympathy in the passing of our beloved cousin.
    ~ Joe & Mabel Flowers   Oxon Hill, MD