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Merita “Rita” Flores

Merita “Rita” Flores

September 13, 2021, 73, Goldsboro –

Merita “Rita” Flores, age 73, passed away peacefully September 13, 2021 at her home. Born in Pitt County, NC, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Mehrer Workman and the late Margie Harris Barnes, as well as the stepdaughter of the late Joseph “Joe” Barnes.

Mrs. Flores is survived by her husband of 55 years, Roy Thomas “Tommy” Flores, Sr.; sons and daughters-in-law, Roy Thomas “Tom” & Shelley Ray Flores, Joseph “Joey” & Peggy Best Flores; daughter, Tammy Flores Antonucci; brothers Joe Barnes, William “Billy” Barnes (Roberta), Frank Barnes, and Daniel Barnes, and a sister, Diane Barnes Henning. Her grandchildren; Meghann Flores Nicholson, Jordan Gerchman, Nicholas Flores, Gabriel Antonucci, Alexander Flores, Braxton Flores, Ambryss Flores, Joseph Flores, Jr., Machala Flores, Jessica Flores, and Tyler Flores, and great-grandchildren; Rowen Bourgeois, Lucas Nicholson, and Arya Nicholson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a grandson, Randall Flores.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, December 18, 2021 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home.