2011-12-29 / Obituaries

Gladys Flourney Zellars

Funeral services for Gladys Flourney Zellars, 89, of Washington were held Thursday, December 22, 2011, at Mt. Nebo Baptist Church with Rev. Charles Lacy officiating. Interment was at Zoah Church Cemetery. She died Sunday, December 18, at her residence.

Mrs. Zellars was a native of Wilkes County and the daughter of the late John Henry and Leona Steed Flourney. She was a faithful member of Mt. Nebo Baptist Church and was a teacher in the Wilkes County and Lincoln County school systems. She also worked as a nurse’s aide in the Lincoln County school system, and later worked as a textile worker at Delta Apparel until she retired in 1990.

Survivors include her children, Carrie Z. Meyers of Washington, McNeil Zellars and Perry Zellars of Augusta, and Henrietta Zellars of Washington; a sister, Sarah Bell Avery of Washington; 16 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchilden.

Grandsons served as pallbearers.

Davenport-McLendon Mortuary of Washington was in charge of arrangements.

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