Leona E. Flora, age 107, of Warren and formerly of Roanoke, passed away Saturday, January 2, 2021 at 6:00 pm at Heritage Pointe, Warren. She and her husband previously owned Village Inn and she worked at Be In Boutique both in Roanoke. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Roanoke where she was a member of the Rosary Society.
Leona was born October 28, 1913, in Randolph County, Indiana, a daughter of Glenn and Bessie (Brown) Brown. On June 3, 1933 she married her beloved husband of 66 years Edward Flora in Muncie. He preceded her in death February 6, 2000. Surviving are a son Danny Flora of Roanoke, a grandson Don Flora of Fort Wayne, 4 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by daughter & son-in-law Marjorie and Arthur Sweatland, daughter-in-law Donna Flora, grandsons Douglas Flora & David Flora, great-great-granddaughter Lilliana Shull and sister Helen Reeves.
Visitation will be held Thursday, January 7 from 9-10 am at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Roanoke, preceding the 10:00 am Mass of Christian Burial. Father Dale Bauman will officiate. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.
Preferred memorials are to St. Joseph Catholic Church c/o Roanoke Memorial Chapel of Deal-Rice Funeral Homes, 240 Crestwood Drive, Roanoke, IN 46783.
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