Ret. Lt. Cary Flavors Sr.|Atmore

Published 10:47 am Monday, April 6, 2009

By Staff
Ret. Lt. Cary Flavors Sr., 59, died Tuesday, March 31, 2009, at his residence after an illness. He was a native of Atmore, and a graduate of Escambia County Training School in 1968. He worked for the Atmore Police Department for more than 25 years before retiring in 2002. He was known as “the number 1 fan” to the Escambia County High School Blue Devil football team. He was a member of the Jones Street True Pentecostal Holiness Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Alberta Shirley Flavors; his parents, Willie and Iree Flavors; and a brother, Gene Flavors.
He is survived by three daughters, Santanya (Michael) Crenshaw and Taresa (Marlon, Sr.) Lee, both of Atmore, and Rita Wright of Century, Fla.; a son, Cary Lee Flavors Jr. of Atmore; four sisters, Mary (Jack) Jackson of Dayton, Ohio, Dorothy Beasley of Pensacola, Fla., Eva (Clarence) Hightower of Camden, Dele., and Carolyn DeShield of Panama City, Fla.; a brother, Woodrow (Dorena) Longmire of Colorado Springs, Colo.; and 10 grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Monday, April 6, at 2 p.m. at the Greater Mt. Triumph Baptist Church with Bishop Willie L. Williams officiating. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery with Turner Funeral Home directing.