Gathering Flowers for the Master's Bouquet

by Kitty Wells

Ellen Muriel Deason (August 30, 1919 – July 16, 2012), known professionally as Kitty Wells, was an American country music singer. Her 1952 hit recording, "It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels", made her the first female country singer to top the U.S. country charts, and turned her into the firs…




Death is an angel sent down from above sent for the buds and the flowers we love
Truly 'tis so for in heaven's own way each soul is a flower in the Master's bouquet
Gathering flowers for the Master's bouquet beautiful flowers that will never decay
Gathered by angels and carried away forever to bloom in the Master's bouquet
[ ac.guitar ]
Loved ones are passing each day and each hour passing away as the life of a flower
But every bud and each blossom some day
Will bloom as the flowers in the Master's bouquet
Gathering flowers...
[ organ ]
Let us be faithful till life's work is done blooming with love till the reaper shall come
Then we'll be gathered together for age
Transplanted to bloom in the Master's bouquet
Gathering flowers...





Written by: MARVIN E. BAUMGARDNER

Lyrics © CAPITOL CHRISTIAN MUSIC GROUP

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