Fred Elton Flora, Sr.
June 25, 1928 – September 19, 2015
WENDELL – Fred Elton Flora, Sr., loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather & brother, went home to the Lord on Saturday, September 19, 2015. A native of Wilson County, he was the son of William Alex & Molly Johnson Flora. Fred was a district manager of Ward Baking Company in Murfreesboro for many years. He then moved to Rocky Mount before settling in Wendell. He loved playing guitar and singing, spending time on the golf course, and working on his garden, but his family was his life. He was preceded in death by son Mickey Flora.
He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Mildred Williams Flora of the home, children, Melvin Flora (Faye) of Raleigh, Fred E. Flora, Jr. (Faye) of VA Beach, VA, Butch Flora (Lynn) of Raleigh, Annette Carrico (Sam) of Wilmington, brother, Thomas Flora of Wilson, 8 grandchildren & 1 great grandchild.
Special thank you to Zebulon Rehabilitation for love and care provided by the staff.
Flowers welcomed or memorials may be made to Wendell Baptist Church, Funding the Future.
Memorial service 11 am, Tuesday, Strickland Funeral Home Chapel, 211 W. Third St., Wendell with visitation from 10 – 11 am, prior to the service and other times at the home. www.stricklandfuneralhomes.net