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CandleGloria Mark Flowers Sack, 90, died Tues., Dec. 17, 2013 at the Hospice Home Care Inpatient Center in Little Rock following a brief illness. She leaves her three daughters, Susan Hamby (Ron), Joan Weiss (John), Miriam Hasson (Leonard) and her stepson, Lester Sack Jr. (Wendy); ten grandchildren, Elise Offutt, Andrew Weiss (Diane), MelaniePope (Bradley), David Weiss (Stacey), Jill Solomon (Todd), Mark Hasson (Maya), Jeffrey Hasson (Leah), Kline Sack, Polly Sacks (Gavin), Marcee Riley (Chris); 19 great-grandchildren; sister, Ruth M. Franklin; and family friend Karla Back. Mrs. Sack was predeceased by her stepdaughter, Susan S. Byford. She was born in 1923 and raised in Hattiesburg, Miss., the daughter of the late Miriam Lehman and Gust K. Mark. Upon graduation from Hattiesburg High School, she attended Louisiana State University. She married the late Joseph Earl Flowers in 1943, and they raised their family in Ruleville, Miss., until his death in 1971. She later married the late Lester M. Sack and moved to Clarksdale, Miss.. After his death, she moved to Little Rock. Her love of life endeared her to all who met her. The family wishes to extend gratitude to the staff of the Hospice Home Care Inpatient Center for their support and to caregiver Sharon Stuckey in her final days. A private family graveside service was held Thurs., Dec. 19 at Beth Israel Cemetery in Clarksdale, Miss., with Rabbi Barry Block officiating. Her memory may be honored at Congregation B’nai Israel in Little Rock, the John B. Amos Cancer Center in Columbus, Georgia, or the charity of your choice. Arrangements by Ruebel Funeral Home, Little Rock, www.ruebelfuneralhome.com.