Gertrude Flowers Wilson, 86, the widow of Rev. Marvin Leo Wilson, went home to be with the Lord, Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at Tidelands Community Hospice House.
 Mrs. Wilson was born the daughter of Henry Dewey Flowers and Bessie Louise Newton Flowers on December 29, 1926 in Andrews.  She devoted her life to her family and her church.  She served faithfully beside her husband as a Minister’s Wife for many years with the South Carolina Conference of the International Pentecostal Holiness Church.  She leaves a legacy of prayer and intercession for those she loved.  She was a faithful and dedicated member of the Andrews First Pentecostal Holiness Church where over the years she labored in the Women’s Ministry; the Golden Age Ministries; and was a member of the Willing Workers Sunday School class.  She committed her life to acts of selfless giving, fervent prayer, and an unconditional love to earn her the distinguished title – Beloved Mother.  
Gertrude and Marvin were married on February 17, 1946 and celebrated 59 years together.  Their home was blessed with:  two daughters, Linda (Robin) Barrineau-Powell and Gail W. Dill; three grandchildren, Amy (MacK E) Watford, Roger (Shana) Barrnineau, and Christopher Marvin Barrineau;  seven grandchildren, Brent (Candyce) Watford, Thomas “Korey” (Chelsea) White, Mace E. Watford, Kolbey Watford, Hailey Watford, Savannah Barrineau, and Reece Barrineau;  and two great-grandchildren, Victoria Lane Watford and Harmen “Case” White.    She also leaves behind:  a brother, C.D. (Anne) Flowers; and a sister, Mattie F. Singleton.
She was predeceased by:  her parents; her husband; a grandson, Thomas Mark White; two brothers, Samuel J. “Pete” Flowers, and Rev. El “Leroy” Flowers; and a son-in-law, Laurice R. Barrineau, Sr. 
A Home Going Celebration will be 11 AM, Friday, April 12, 2013 at the Andrews  First Pentecostal Holiness Church.  Interment will follow in the Andrews Memorial cemetery directed by the Andrews Chapel of McKenzie Funeral Home.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Thursday evening, April 11, 2013, at Andrews Chapel. 
 Memorial may be made to the Tidelands Community Hospice House. McKenzie Funeral Home is honored to serve the Wilson family.  

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