Manuela L. Flores
ABILENE — Manuela L. Flores, 88, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 25, at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene.Mass of Christian Burial was at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 28, at St. Francis Catholic Church with Father Bhaskar Menden officiating. Burial followed in Mount Hope Cemetery in Anson, directed by Abilene Funeral Home. A wake service was held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 27, at St. Francis Catholic Church.Mrs. Flores was born May 17, 1924, in Karnes County, Texas to the late Ildefonso and Rafaela Longoria.Survivors include a daughter, Maria Flores of Abilene; seven sons, Alejandro Flores (Maria), Robert Flores (Veronica), Tomas Flores, Inez Flores (Elma) and David Flores (Diana), all of Merkel, Lorenzo Flores (Mary Ann) of Sweetwater and Randy Flores (JoAnna) of Memphis, Texas; 51 grandchildren; 105 great-grandchildren; 48 great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.Mrs. Flores was preceded in death by her husband, Rufino Flores, and by two sons, Francisco and Ruben Flores.Online condolences and guest book may be signed at www.abilenefuneralhome.com.