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Larry Duane Flota


Larry Duane Flota, 58 of Mt. Vernon died 1;30 am July 12, 2000 at 
St. Mary's/Good Samaratian Hospital in Mt. Vernon.  

Mr. Flota was employed for 21 years at Vernios Stove Foundry, then at 
Hevi-Duty Dowzer for 17 years and was now employed at Cambridge Industries 
in Centralia. 
 
He was born March 24, 1942 in Mt. Vernon, a son of Coy and Cecil (Rapp) Flota.  
He married Judy Ann Hayes on Jan. 5, 1961 in Mt. Vernon; she survives.  

Services will be held 1 pm Friday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon with 
Rev. Gene Auxier officiating. Burial will be at East Salem Cemetery. Friends 
may call from 5 to 8 pm. Thursday at the funeral home. 

In addition to his wife, of Mt. Vernon, Mr. Flota is survived by two daugthers, 
Angela York and Christina Miller and special friend Donnald Fairchild, all of 
Mt. Vernon; one son, Larry Duane Flota II and fiance Maria Ulloa of Mt. Vernon; 
grandchildren, Brock York, Jadie York, Jordan York, Jerry Lee Miller, Tiffany Miller, 
Christin Miller, Haley Fairchild, Corey Fairchild and Donnie Fairchild, his father 
and stepmother, Coy and Ruth Flota of Mt. Vernon; a brother, Jim Flota and wife Ruby 
of Effingham; several aunts, uncles and cousins; three brothers -in- laws, Jim Hayes 
and wife Shirley, Terry Hayes adn wife Judy and Randy Hayes and wife Vicki, all of 
Mt. Vernon; and sister-in-law, Shirley Reeker and husband Fred of Mt. Vernon. 

Mr. Flota was a longtime member of East Salem Baptist Church, which was speical in 
his life and where he worshiped in his own quiet way. He was very much a family man, 
loving his children and grandchildren in a special kind way, and was very interested 
in their happiness. 
 
He was preceded in death my his mother, Cecil; grandparents Dottie and Clayton Rapp, 
who raised Mr. Flota in their home; and his mother and father -in-law, Reatha and 
John Hayes.  

For those who wish, memorial may be made to East Salem Cemetery and will be accepted 
at the funeral home. Funeral Services are under the direction of Hughey Funeral Home, 
where you may call at 242-3348 

 

Date: 
Source: The Register-News, Mt Vernon, IL
Submitted by: Kiowana Hayes Ferguson 
  



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