Mr. Joe Grady Flowers Sr., 81, passed away quietly at his residence Wednesday, May 21, 2003. The funeral service will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 24 at Lake View United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Lake View Cemetery directed by Cook Funeral Home of Lake View. Mr. Flowers was born in Dillon County the son of the late William Bart and Annie Belle Booth Flowers. He was a member of Lake View United Methodist Church. He was a 1944 graduate of The Citadel and served in the U.S. Army, 9th Infantry Division, as a staff sergeant. He was a highly decorated veteran, receiving two Purple Hearts and the Bronze Star. Mr. Flowers retired from the United Postal Service as postmaster of Lake View. He was involved in community services. He was a Mason, a member of the Lions Club and served one term as mayor of Lake View. He was an avid supporter of all of Lake View sports. He was business manager of Lake View Gas. Surviving are his wife, Elizabeth Harrelson Flowers of the home; a son, Joe Grady Flowers Jr. of North Myrtle Beach; a daughter, Dianne Flowers Price (Pete) of Lake View; and two grandchildren, Peyton and Brittany Price. Memorials may be made to Lake View United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

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