Cecily Shryock Flowers

OBIT-FlowersBAR HARBOR — Cecily Shryock Flowers of Bar Harbor died July 27, 2015, at Birch Bay Village. Born Aug. 17, 1927, in Gary, Ind., Cecily was the daughter of Virgil P. and Gladys Augusta Sage Shryock of Albany, Ky.; sister to deceased WWII bombardier William Joseph of Hobart, Ind., and former wife of deceased Billy G. Flowers of Corbin, Ky. She attended Hobart (IN) High School and graduated from Louisville General Nursing School as part of the U.S. Army Nurses Corps in 1948. Sent to Albany, Ky., to fulfill her corps responsibilities, she met and married Billy G. Flowers. She studied anesthesia at Miners Memorial Hospital, Harlan, Ky., graduating in 1961. From 1961 to 1990, she worked as chief nurse anesthetist at Corbin Hospital/Baptist Regional Medical Center, Corbin, Ky.

She is survived by her daughters, Dr. Patricia Flowers of Carmel, Ind.; Dr. Susan Carpenter of Louisville, Ky.; and Rachael Sharp, CRNA, of Bar Harbor. Her grandchildren: Michael A. Hicks of Chicago, Ill., Steven P. Hicks of Fishers, Ind., Elizabeth C. Hughes of Louisville, Ky., Dr. Jacqueline Carpenter of Newport, Ky., Catherine and Mary Ellen Sharp of Bar Harbor, as well as six great-grandchildren.

Cecily requested no funeral services be held, but a celebration of her life will be held in Albany, Ky., at burial. The family requests that in lieu of flowers and gifts, please consider donating to the IU Simon Cancer Center, ℅ IU Foundation, Ovarian Cancer Research, P.O. Box 7072, Indianapolis, IN 46207.

Arrangements by Jordan-Fernald, 1139 Main St., Mount Desert.

Condolences may be expressed at www.jordanfernald.com.


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