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Winifred Marie Flowers

Winifred Marie Flowers

Winifred Mare Flowers, age 83 of Coffeyville passed away Friday, February 24, 2023 in Kansas City, Missouri at the home of her daughter, Dina Newman.

Affectionally known to many as "Mama Winnie" Winifred entered this world on March 2, 1939 the second child of Mary and Edward Austin.  Growing up in Coffeyville's "Nappy Holla" she learned the value of a good work ethic, a commitment to family and love for God.

Winifred opened Busy Beauty Hair Place on 12th Street in Coffeyville after she married Allen Flowers on June 5, 1978.  From press-and-curls to Jheri curls, to afros and perms, she styled customers of all ages and ethnicities until her "unofficial" retirement in 2017.

Winifred was an active member in the Order of the Eastern Star, Golden Circle Chapter #31.  A long time member of St. John Baptist Church (now St. John Church of Faith).

Wake will be Friday, March 3, 2023 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Mission Funeral Services, 502 S, union

Final viewing on Saturday, March 4, 2023 from 9 to 10 am, St. John Church of Faith, 602 W. Martin, Service beginning at 10 a.m.

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Idelma Austin wrote on March 1, 2023 7:43 am

She was a wonderful, caring and special lady. I will miss you cousin so very much. Im so glad I got to see and talk with you and say love you at uncle Raymond services. You will truly be missed. Enjoy your new life in Paradise family

Sardis First Missionary Baptist Church wrote on March 2, 2023 4:12 pm

With Deepest Sympathy and Condolence to Mrs. Dina Newman and Family. At times like this, words cannot say the things we would like them to... But know that our caring thoughts are there with you and your family at this difficult time.

Pastor Armogen Walker, and Sardis First Missionary Baptist Church.

Anna M. Gregory wrote on March 3, 2023 9:58 am

May God comfort you all during your time of sorrow.

Rev. Kristyn Paschal wrote on March 3, 2023 2:22 pm

I loved my cousin Winnie and all that she meant to my upbringing. She was the glue that held so much together in the Austin Clan. Love all of my family so much

Charles W & Doris Faye Anderson wrote on March 4, 2023 11:26 am

We are so sorry to hear of Winifred death. She did my mother, Irene Robinson & my sister, Dorothy Hendrix hair for several years. Our deepest condolences & prayers to all the family.

Doris Faye Robinson-Anderson

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