Ernest A. Flowers, Sr. passed away on December 17, 2011 at White Plains Hospital. He was born on September 10,1935 in New Rochelle,NY to the late Bruce Flowers,Sr. and Dorothy Tolliver Flowers. Ernie, as he was called by family and friends, was a lifelong resident of New Rochelle where he attended school and graduated from New Rochelle High School.
He served honorably in the U.S. Army from 1955 to 1957. Ernie was employed as a Pest Control Applicator as well as a Custodian for the New Rochelle City School district. Ernie was later employed by the City of New Rochelle Streets and Highways where he retired.
On July 19,1960 Ernie married Brenda Blank and together they had three children. Ernest was a member of Bethesda Baptist Church.
Funeral arrangements will be held Friday, December 23, 2011 at Shiloh Baptist Church, 185 Lincoln Ave.New Rochelle,NY. Family to receive friends 11am to 12 noon. Funeral 12 noon at the church. Arrangements by Barney T.McClanahan F.H.,Inc.