Bessie L. Flora, 92, of Covington, died at 11:19 a.m. Monday, March 20, 2017 at Covington Care Center. She was born November 15, 1924 in Chattanooga, Tennessee to the late James and Hattie (Rhinehart) Shields. She married Clayton Flora June 4, 1969 in Piqua, who preceded her in death.
Mrs. Flora is survived by sons, Terry (Brenda) and Jimmy (Maura) Felts of Piqua; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; two step-daughters Arlene (Charles) Hopper of Union City and Darlene (Doug) Mayo of Lewisburg; one brother, Charles D. (Regina) Shields of Tunnel Hill, Georgia; two sisters Bobbi Shields and Josephine McDonald both of Chattanooga, Tennessee. She was preceded in death by a daughter Judy Fox, three brothers and four sisters.
Bessie was a wonderful homemaker and mother. She enjoyed reading, listening to music and spending time with her family.
A service to honor her life will begin at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 23, 2017 at the Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 4-6 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Ohio's Hospice of Miami County, P.O. Box 502, Troy, OH 45373 . Guestbook condolences and expressions of sympathy, to be provided to the family, may be expressed through jamiesonandyannucci.com.