Antonio Zapata Flores
Antonio Zapata Flores
  • November 9, 1932 - November 19, 2015
  • Taft, Texas

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Antonio Z. Flores passed away on Thursday, November 19, 2015, at the age of 83. He was born on November 9, 1932, in Crystal City, Texas, to Jose and Anselma Z. Flores. Antonio worked at several area farms including the Threadgills, Shelburne and Jimmy Miller Farms. He was a faithful member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church of Taft, Texas.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Victoria, his parents, two sons-in-law and six brothers.

Antonio will always be loved and remembered by his six daughters: Maria Alicia Ramos, Amalia (Ruben) Morales both of Taft, Juanita Flores of Taft, Gloria (Paul) Fontenot of Sour Lake, Texas, Estela (Glenn) Powers of North Zulch, Texas, Maria Elena (Troy) Stegall of Edmond, Oklahoma; four sons: Tony (Becky) Flores, Jr. of Portland, Texas, David M. Flores of Kempner, Texas, Johnny Joe (Estella) Flores and Jesus (Jeanette) Flores both of Taft; sister, Francisca Flores Hinojosa; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be Friday, November 20, 2015, starting at 6:30 p.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church of Taft, followed by a Rosary at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be Saturday, November 21, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Burial will follow the service at Taft Memorial Park.

Serving as pallbearers are: Miguel, Roy, Felix, David, Ruben, Pedro, Ryan and Luis. Honorary pallbearers are Justin, Carlos and Porfirio or Manuel.

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