Manuel A. Flores, age 83, of Decatur, AL died on Monday September 08, 2014 at the River City Center Manor.
Visitation will be held Thursday 9/11/2014 06:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Cleveland Funeral Home in Cleveland. Funeral Services will be held Friday 09/12/2014 2:00 PM at Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be at the North Cleveland Cemetery. Reverend Robert Haney will officiate the service.
Manuel was born on August 12, 1931 in Brownsville, TX to Pedro and Maria Flores. He moved to the Delta in 1936 and farmed in the area for many years. He was a former sanitation employee for the City of Cleveland. He moved to Falkville, Alabama for over 20 years and also lived in Hartsella and Decatur Alabama. Mr. Flores was an avid gardener and loved watching various types of western movies. He was a member of Tunstele Road Baptist Church in Hartsella, AL.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Della Goss Flores and a son Tommy Goss.
He is survived by Son, Manuel "Gerald" Flores of Olive Branch, MS. Daughter, Amy Vestal of Merigold, MS. Son, Chris Hull of Ruleville, MS. Son, Jessie Goss of Woodburg,TN . Son, Roger Goss of Sommerville, AL . Son, Johnny Goss of Smyrna,TN . Son, Sam Goss of Ruleville, MS . Daughter, Mary Townsend of Ruleville, MS . Daughter, Nancy Goss of Smyrna, TN. 15 Grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.