Wayne L. “Buster” Flowers (69) of Wheeler

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Published on October 2 2013 4:41 pm

Wayne L. “Buster” Flowers, age 69 of Wheeler, passed away at 9:02 AM, Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital in Effingham, IL.

Funeral services will be held at 10am Monday, the 7th at Blake-Buchanan Funeral Home in Newton with Nate Hagen officiating.  Burial in Mound Cemetery near Willow Hill.  Visitation will be from 5 to 7pm Sunday.  Memorials to the Latona Church of Christ Building Fund.

Wayne was born on August 6, 1944 in Effingham, IL the son of Floyd and Lottie May (Main) Flowers.  He married Barbara Short on April 23, 1994 in Newton, IL.  Wayne was a factory worker.  He was a member of the Latona Church of Christ.  He enjoyed working on cars, NASCAR and spending time with his family.

Wayne is survived by: Wife of 19 years – Barbara Flowers of Wheeler, IL...Children – Lori (James) Ross of Aurora, IL, Matt (Jill) Flowers of Dieterich, IL, Carol (John) Tracy of Jewett, IL, Connie Gouchenouer of Effingham, IL, Elizabeth Marose of Ft Campbell, KY and Susan (Earl) Mick of Pubelo, CO...Brothers – Raymond (Georgia) Flowers of Lakeland, FL and Kenneth Flowers of Dieterich, IL...Sisters – Patty Gottenberg of Ottawa, IL and Carol Moore of Effingham, IL...Grandchildren – Christopher (Leah) Tracy of Hidalgo, IL; Steven Tracy of Montrose, IL; Mason (Brooke) Flowers of Effingham, IL; Nicholas Ross of Aurora, IL; Aaron, Samantha and Paige Walk all of Wheeler, IL...2 Great Grandchildren...and Aunt – Loretta Rushing of Mason, IL.

Wayne was preceded in death by his parents, 3 sisters Dorothy Harper, Lillian Schenck and Gladys Jones.

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