[Update, 12:19 p.m.]
The funeral service for Lorna Flowers will be held Friday, March 7, 10 a.m., at Congregation Sherith Israel Cemetery, located at 2111 15th Ave North, Nashville, 37208.
[Original Story, 10:36 a.m.]
Songwriter Lorna Flowers died Wednesday, March 5.
Flowers found success on the European Country radio charts during her career, and wrote with songwriters including Bob Welch, Roger Cook, John Peoppard and many others.
She moved to Nashville in July 2004 after nine years of visiting three times a year and building a network of great writer, publisher and artist connections.
In 2007, Flowers had a chart-topping song in Australia with Lucie Diamond‘s “Don’t Even Think About It” and had her first U.S. cuts with Kathy Chiavola and Heather Wilkins.
Flowers had produced demo projects since 1997, and was a co-producer on Sue James‘ UK debut 5 Stars and the Moon. She was producer for Blue Orchid‘s UK release of “Slow Down For A While,” which gained a Best Album nomination at the UK Country Radio Awards in 2004.
She performed in UK/Europe on tours and festivals with Charley Pride, Gail Davies, George Hamilton V, Rivers Rutherford. In 2012, she made her debut on the prestigious Pensacola and Frank Brown International songwriter festivals. Flowers also set up her own demo production company, Lorna Flowers Productions.
Funeral arrangements have not been finalized at this time.
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