Ann Moore Flowers, formerly of Bemidji, died on Monday, July 30, 2007 at Our Lady of Hope Health Center in Richmond, Va.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Sept. 15 at the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Richmond .
She was born to Daniel J. and Elsie (Wolff) Moore in Bemidji at graduated from Bemidji High School and Bemidji State University. She also earned a master of science degree from the University of Wisconsin, and an doctor of education from the University of Virginia. She was associate professor emeritus in the department of otolaryngology at the Medical College of Virginia. She moved to Richmond in 1963 to become director of the Speech Pathology Clinic. Her books and therapy materials, particularly the "Big Book of Sounds" and the "Big Book of Language through Sounds" continue to provide support for speech therapists in this country and other English-speaking countries. Her efforts to establish speech and hearing services at MCV succeeded in one of the largest programs in the country. She participated in the American Speech and Hearing Association, the Ginter Park Women's Club and the National League of American Pen Women, serving as the historian and newsletter editor for the Richmond branch for many years. She was a member of the Westminster Presbyterian Church of Richmond.
She is survived by her daughter Martha (Don) Peters of Greensboro, N.C.; three grandsons; two great-grandchildren; and brother, Daniel J. Moore Jr. of Rochester, Minn.