Eva Marie Flora 74 of Pittsburg, KS went to be with her Lord and Savior
at 9:45 pm, Friday, April 20, 2012 at Sunset Manor Nursing Home in
Frontenac, KS. She had lived with her daughter for the last 12 years
until three weeks ago when her failing health required specialized care.
She was born June 10, 1937 in Lowry City, MO the daughter of Ora and
Minnie (Smith) Roberts.
On June 17, 1954 she was united in marriage to Roy Lee Flora in Ft.
Scott, KS; he preceded her in death on December 5, 2000.
Eva was first and foremost a homemaker, raising four children and
making the house a home, but she also worked at Veltri’s as a waitress,
Jim and Mary’s Grocery, sold Avon and Mary Kay products and was the
office manager at Steamatic for more than 20 years.
She was a member of the Countryside Christian Church for many years
and was a Pink Lady Volunteer at Mt. Carmel Hospital.
Survivors include a daughter: Loreta “Reta” and husband Dwayne
Windsor of Chicopee, KS; three sons: Carl and wife Kathy Flora of
Frontenac, Tim Flora and Fiancé Becky Morey of Frontenac and Randy
and wife Kathy Flora also of Frontenac ; a brother Bode (Sharon)
Roberts of Arma, KS, a sister-in-law Betty Roberts of Overland Park,
KS; Grandchildren: Keturah (Steve) Tarantino, Dalton (Traci) Windsor,
Hannah, Ashley and Jared Flora, Tiffany, Katy, Bailey and Dylan Flora;
great grandchildren: Macy and Evan Kotzman, Drew, Brady and Isabella
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, a grandson Zeb
Flora, a sister Hilda Payne, a brother Harold Roberts and two nephews
Charlie and Danny Payne.
Funeral services will be 11 am, Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at the Friskel
Funeral Home in Frontenac with her grandson Pastor Dalton Windsor
officiating. Burial will follow at the National Cemetery in Ft. Scott, KS.
Family will receive friends at the funeral home from 10 am Tuesday until
service time. Condolences may be left at www.friskelfuneralhome.com .
Memorials may be made to the Verdella Freewill Baptist Church; these
may be left at or mailed to the funeral home. Services are under the
direction of the Friskel Funeral Home 230 E. McKay, Frontenac, KS
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