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Psalms 23: The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want...
On July 16 at 9:15 p.m., a precious gem was chosen for God’s eternal home. Booker T. Flood affectionally known as “Book”, born November 12, 1937, to the late Mary Jane Flood Evans and the late Booker T. Millhouse in Summerville, South Carolina. At an early age, Booker T. Flood accepted Christ in his life. In 1958, Booker T. Flood moved to Long Island, New York and became a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church. On July 7, 1961, Booker T. Flood was united in holy matrimony to Ruth Muldrew Flood and to this union two children were born. In June of 2000, Booker T. Flood and his wife moved to Summerville, South Carolina and became members of Murray United Methodist Church. While at Murray United Methodist Church, Booker T. Flood sang on the male choir, was a trustee, a member of the United Methodist Men and worked in the Food Bank. Booker T. Flood attended Alston High School and was an outstanding athlete, especially in football. On May 1, 2004, Booker T. Flood was inducted into the Alston High School Athletic Hall of Fame in recognition of his excellent athletic record, dedicated service to his school, outstanding personal achievement and the highest standards of conduct and character. Booker T. Flood was a carpenter by trade and was a member of the Carpenters Local Union 290 in Long Island, New York. Family, fishing, and hunting were his passion. He leaves to cherish his memories, his wife of 62 years of marriage: Evangelist Ruth Flood, two daughters: Valerie C. Melhado (Clifton, Jr.) and Patrice Flood who resides in West Babylon, New York, four grandchildren: Shonte’ Melhado of Long Island, NY, Daryl Holley of Hampton, Ga.,
Anthony Melhado (Vannessa) of Lake Grove, NY and Clifton III Melhado (Maria) Winnabow, NC, eight great-grandchildren: Elijah Melhado, Tiana Green, Makhi Green, Quinn Melhado,
Antonino Melhado, Chase Melhado, Leo Melhado, and Ava Melhado. One brother: Isaac Evans, Jr. (Pauline) of Radcliff, Kentucky, One sister: Priscilla Hutchinson (Carl) of Summerville, SC, One brother-in-law: Rev. Roosevelt Geddis of Ridgeville, SC, One sister-in-law: Georgana Campbell of Summerville, SC, one aunt: Daisey Bell Limehouse of Summerville, SC, two special relatives Louis “Boot” Robinson and Anthony Geddis, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Although he may be gone, the memories of his jokes, teasing, the giving of nick names and his infectious laugh will always linger in our hearts. Booker T. Flood a man with so much love and unselfishness had no doubt that God would take care of him. So, sleep on Booker T. Flood and take your rest. We love you but God loves you best.
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