Thelma J. (Hall) Flowers

Thelma J. (Hall) Flowers, 84, Greenfield, passed away September 12, 2016, at St. Vincent Heart Center in Indianapolis. She was born on July 25, 1932, in New Castle as the daughter of Russell V. and Crystal L. (Ratliff) Hall.

Thelma married Raymond J. Flowers on December 18, 1949, in New Castle. She spent much of her life as a homemaker and was also a nurse’s aide for many years at the Marion County Home.

Thelma was a member of Community Christian Church of New Palestine. She enjoyed playing euchre, cooking, doing crafts and spending time with her family.

She is survived by her children, Mary (John) Grissom of Leesburg, Fla., James Martin (Margaret) Flowers of Chandler, Ariz. and Myla (Roger) Scott of New Palestine; sister, Lula Haynes of New Castle; brother, Russell Hall of New Castle; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Russell and Crystal Hall; husband, Raymond Flowers; son, Marvin Flowers; and brothers, John and Wilmer Hall.

Visitation will be held from Noon to 2 p.m. on Friday, September 16, at Erlewein Mortuary & Crematory, 1484 W. US Hwy. 40, Greenfield, IN 46140. A funeral service will immediately follow visitation, beginning at 2 p.m. Pastor W. Todd Beale will be officiating. Burial will follow at New Palestine Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be sent directly to Community Christian Church, 3123 S. 500 W., New Palestine, IN, 46163 or envelopes will be available at the mortuary.

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