Flowers Eugene Creswell
February 6, 1944 - February 26, 2018
Flowers Eugene Creswell “Mean Gene” passed away peacefully Monday, February 26,2018in New Orleans, LA.
Gene was born in Sunflower, MS on Feb 6, 1944 to Flowers and Annie Creswell. At the age of 12 his father passed away. His mother married Donald Martin and he fulfilled the role of father in his life. He moved to Memphis and graduated from Oakhaven High School. After graduating he joined the US Army and upon discharge began a career driving a truck for Builders Transportation in Memphis. An injury sustained from trucking caused him to move to the Mississippi Gulf Coast to be close to his family. He made many great friends and enjoyed meeting for breakfast and other events around town.
He was preceded in death by his mother, father and stepfather, brother, his first born son and a daughter.
He leaves behind a son and #1 daughter in law, B. J. and Lisa Creswell; a sister, Donna Shepard ( David); 2 brothers, Lester and Dan Creswell; 2 step sons, Kris Kirby and Lawson Hicks, 5 nieces, 3 nephews, numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren and friends.
A memorial service will be Saturday March 3, 2018 at Indian Point RV Park in Gautier, MS at 1:00pm. Private burial will take place at a later time at Martin Bluff Cemetery. Condolences may be expressed online at www.obryantokeefe.com