John Mark Flora
John Mark Flora
  • April 6, 1928 - July 28, 2015
  • Rocky Mount, North Carolina

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John Mark Flora, 87, went to his heavenly home, Tuesday, July 28, 2015. He was born on April 6, 1928 in Wilson County to the late Lonnie Mark and Ora J. Flora. Preceding him in death were his brothers, Edgar L. Flora (wife Mamie), Luther W. Flora (wife Betty); his sisters, Martha Jane Smith (husband Ray), Mattie Ruth “Dot” Keeter (husband Raymond) and Marie “Pete” Varnell (husband Marvin).

He leaves to cherish his memory his precious wife of 59 years, Margaret Ruth Smith Flora; his daughters, Brenda Sue Flora Thibodeau (husband Steven), Norma Leigh Flora Archer (husband Ken) all of Rocky Mount; his two brothers, Floyd Flora (wife Sylvia) of Spring Hope, Lloyd Flora (wife Shirley) of Danbury, Florida; and his loving nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great nephews.

John retired from Abbott Laboratories of Rocky Mount, where he made many friends. John enjoyed tinkering in his shop, making or fixing things. He loved modifying equipment to make it better.

A service to celebrate John’s life will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, July 31, 2015 at Johnson Funerals and Cremations, English Road. Burial will follow at People’s Chapel Cemetery, Elm City.

The family will received friends on Thursday, July 30th from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Johnson Funerals and Cremations, and at other times at the family home.

Flowers will be accepted or is you wish, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Calvary Baptist Church, 505 South Englewood Drive, Rocky Mount, NC. 27804.

We are praising God that Dad was with us for all these years until God called him home.

Arrangements are entrusted to Johnson Funerals and Cremations, 661 English Road, Rocky Mount NC. Online condolences may be sent to the family at