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Mildred Louise Flowers

January 12, 1930 - March 12, 2020

Mildred Louise Flowers, age 90, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Thursday, March 12, 2020.

Born in Bluefield, WV on January 12, 1930, she was a daughter of the late Percy Hampton and Lizzie Jane (Wright) Atkins. Mildred worked as a lab technician for DuPont for 30 years, retiring in 1993. In her spare time, she enjoyed quilting, shopping or going out to eat. Mildred also loved to travel.

In addition to her parents, Mildred was preceded in death by her husband, James A. Flowers, Sr. She is survived by her son, James A. Flowers, Jr. of Clayton; sister, Mollie Smith of Middletown; and grandson, Paul-Michael Spicer of Wilmington.

Services and interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mildred’s memory to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516.

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10 Guestbook messages for Mildred Louise Flowers

  • Sad to hear of Aunt MIT passing . I know she had to be suffering and can now rest . So many memories of her and Uncle Jim . Junior and I went to see them and always felt welcome . Sorry for your loss Jimmy and Paul Micheal . She loved you guys and was so proud .

  • My deepest sympathy during this difficult time. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  • Jim, my heart goes out to you and your family. I will keep you in my prayers. Just take one day at a time that’s all you can do. I know what it’s like to lose a parent as well as spouse. I know what you’re going through and if you need to talk I’m here.

  • My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. May your mom rest in peace.

  • Dear Jimmy and family,
    Jimmy, I’m so sorry to hear about your Mom. Loved working with her at DuPont….she kept me laughing for many years! I know the heartbreak and pain you are going through as I just lost my husband 3/4. It’s not an easy thing to go through and I’m keeping you in my prayers.

  • Aunt Mitt had the greatest laugh. The sun rose and set on “Jimmy”. She will never be forgotten. My deepest sympathies to you Jimmy.

  • To Jimmy and Family
    So sorry to hear of the loss of your Beloved Mother and my Neighbor of 43 yrs. Earth has no sorrows that heaven cannot heal. I will always remember the good times we shared. Praying for family.

  • Jimmy,

    I’m so sorry for your loss. I’ll keep you in my prayers.

    Becky Eusebio Hinkle

  • Thinking of you today Jim and wishing I could be there to hold your hand and give you a hug to help you get through this day. Mit was like a mother to me and I cherish all the good and some not-so-good times we’ve shared with you and your parents. She’s reunited with your dad now. Love you Mit.

  • Sorry to hear about your loss..
    Ed sent us the obituaries..