Abigail Flowers, age 73 of Rochester, NY, died Jan. 23, 2013. A resident of Gainesville since 1968, she returned to Rochester due to illness under the care of her daughter, Karla Tatum in 2011.

She leaves to cherish her memories: 7 daughters, Sandra D. Baker, Jacqueline Baker, Terrian Nelson, Diana Baker, Albertha James, Angela Barton, all of Gainesville, and Karla Tatum of Rochester, NY; 2 sons, Don-Carlos Demps, Gainesville, FL and Marquis Demps, Lakeland, FL; 2 sisters, Deloris Cade, Orlando, FL and Matheria Davis, Gainesville, FL; and a host of grands, great grands, and other relatives.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Mt. Olive A.M.E. Church, Gainesville, FL, Rev. Richard Allen Brown IV, Officiating. Viewing only on Saturday, 10-11 a.m. at the church. The cortege will form 10:15 a.m. at the home of Terrian Nelson. SERVICES BY PINKNEY-SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 727 NW 2ND STREET, GAINESVILLE, FL (352) 376-8686.

Published in Gainesville Sun from Jan. 31 to Feb. 1, 2013