Palmleaf "Pam" (Flowers) Mooney

September 12, 1931 ~ May 17, 2019 (age 87)

Palmleaf "Pam" (Flowers) Mooney, 87, died Friday, May 17, 2019, at home, surrounded by her family. 

Palmleaf’s life began Sept. 12, 1931, in Hayti, Mo. She married Clarence Mott and they moved to Michigan in 1950, where they raised their three children. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was married to Paul Mooney for over 30 years until his death in 2005.

Pam was an outstanding cook and had a real passion for baking. She loved to prune her roses and groom her flowers. Life revolved around her children, Glenda (Mark) Long, Clarence “Van” Mott and Aaron Mott; grandchildren, Tasha (TJ) Fuller, Niki Mott and Trey Mott; great-grandchildren, Jordyn, Jaedyn, Noah, Nathan, Liam and Jacob; sister, Ruby Flowers; brother, Maron Flowers; and many nieces and nephews.

Her parents, James Jessie Flowers and Ethyl Smith, along with sisters, Fern Flowers and Bessie Stafford and her brother, Earl Oodie, precede her in death.

Being a faithful servant, she enjoyed time fellowshipping with the Hospitality Team at Midway Baptist Church in Watervliet. Pam was a peacemaker, faithful, loving, and a dedicated mom. After an extended battle with cancer, she died with her family around her. She loved spoiling all her “kids.” Her motto was, “Everyone needs to be someone’s favorite.”




Visitation will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 21, with the funeral service immediately following at 11 a.m. at Midway Baptist Church in Watervliet. Memorials may be made in Pam’s memory to the National Council on Blindness. Hutchins Funeral Home in Watervliet is assisting Pam’s family with arrangements. You are invited to leave a message of comfort for her family at

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