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James W. Flowers

February 16, 1928 ~ October 20, 2021 (age 93)


James W. Flowers, 93, of Canonsburg, died Wednesday, October 20, 2021 in McMurray Hills Manor.

He was born February 16, 1928 in Canonsburg, a son of the late Alexander and Leadie Faye Smith Flowers.

Mr. Flowers attended Canonsburg schools and received his diploma later in life from the Canon-McMillan High School.

Jim was a brick layer by trade and a member of the Bricklayer’s Union #2.

He was a veteran of World War II, serving with the US Army from November 1945 until February 1947. 

Jim was a member of the Chartiers Hill United Presbyterian Church and the VFW Post #191 in Canonsburg.  

Mr. Flowers enjoyed fishing and gardening.

On December 13, 1947 he married Anna Mae Adkins who died December 8, 2003.

Surviving are a son, Dale A. Flowers and his wife Judy of Washington; a daughter, Donna Bails and her husband Mark of Canonsburg; five grandchildren, Kimberly Flenory, Amanda Moss (Brandon), J.D. Bails (Jan), Amy Murphy (Steve), and Matt Bails; ten great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Deceased are two brothers, Raymond and Bert Flowers.

Friends will be received from 6 to 8 pm Monday in the McIlvaine-Speakman Funeral Home Ltd., Robert K. McIlvaine, Owner/Supervisor, 27 Cherry Ave., Houston, PA 15342, where service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, October 26, 2021.  Interment will follow in the Chartiers Hill Church Cemetery.

Full military honors will be accorded by the VFW Post #191 honor guard.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to McMurray Hills Manor, 249 W. McMurray Rd., McMurray, PA 15317.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of James, please visit our floral store.


October 25, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
McIlvaine-Speakman Funeral Home Ltd.
27 Cherry Ave.
Houston, PA 15342

Funeral Service
October 26, 2021

11:00 AM
McIlvaine-Speakman Funeral Home Ltd.
27 Cherry Ave.
Houston, PA 15342

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