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Carla Rae Flowers

July 28, 1963 — May 5, 2024

Warner Robins, GA

Warner Robins – Carla Rae Flowers, a cherished wife, mother, sister and friend, entered into rest on Sunday, May 5, 2024, at the age of 60.  Born on July 28, 1963, in Madison, Wisconsin, Carl was the daughter of the late Lois N. Walden McKnight.

Carla’s formative years were spent in Madison, where she attended Madison West Hight School and later, Colorado College. She was a proud military wife and was also a 12-year manager at Wal-Mart.

Carla’s spirit lives on in the hearts of all who had the privilege of knowing her.  

Carla was preceded in death by her mother, Lois N. McKnight, and siblings, Robert McKnight, Timothy A. McKnight, and Angela J. Ferguson.

Carla’s legacy is deeply intertwined with the lives of her loved ones.  She leaves behind her devoted husband, Bernard “Reynaldo” Flowers, Jr., who shared 41 years of marriage together. In addition to her husband, Carla is survived by her beloved sons, Bernard R. Flowers of Warner Robins and Stephon Flowers of South Carolina; five grandchildren, Aalayah, Amari, Berrard, Aria, and Atlas; siblings, Patricia K. McKnight and Walter J. McKnight; as well as a host of loving nieces, nephews, other extended family members and friends.

Visitation will be held on Friday, May 24, 2024, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Cress Funeral & Cremation Service.  Carla Rae Flowers will be laid to rest at Forest Hill Cemetery in Madison, Wisconsin on Saturday, May 25, 2024, at 10:00 a.m.

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