Connie Diane Flowers
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Connie Diane Flowers, 51, a lifelong resident of Cleveland, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, at her home surrounded by her family.

She was born in Chattanooga, on March 1, 1962, a daughter of the late Earl and Mary Ellison.

She was of the Church of God faith.

Her passion in life was taking care of her family, who she loved dearly.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by son, Jeffery Swaggerty; sister, Sue Millsaps; brother, Earl Ellison Jr.; and nephew, Victor Hicks.

She leaves behind to cherish her memory her loving and devoted husband, Charles Franklin Flowers; daughter and son-in-law: Crystal and Jamie Davis; son, Steven Swaggerty; mother-in-law and special friend, Mildred Flowers; two granddaughters: Emilee and LeAnn Davis; five sisters: Jessie Hicks (Mitchell), Sandra Heath (Stanley) of Trenton, Ga., Audra Elrod (Ed), Tena Ellison (Tony) and Dottie Ann Whitt of St. Elmo; four brothers: Earl Ellison Sr. (Dorothy) and Timothy Ellison both of Chattanooga, Jimmy Ellison of Greenville, S.C., and Robert Ellison of St. Elmo; and numerous other extended family members and friends.

A celebration of her life is planned for Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, at 11 a.m. at the Living Waters Pentecostal Church of God, located at 289 Hannah Drive in Cleveland. Interment will follow in the Earls Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the church this afternoon from 4 to 8 p.m.

You are encouraged to share a memory of Connie and/or your personal condolences with her family by visiting her memorial web page and guestbook at

Companion Funeral Home and the Cody family are honored to assist the Holmes family with these arrangements.