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Ben O. Flores

October 2, 1917 — January 1, 2011

Ben (Benito) Flores went to be with the Lord on Saturday, January 01, 2011. He passed away at the Frederick Memorial Hospital, Frederick, Oklahoma, at the age of 93 years, two months and 29 days. He was born on October 2, 1917, at Rotan, Texas, to Juan B. and Maria (Ochoa) Flores. He served honorably in the United States Army. He was united in marriage to Martha Rivera on October 29, 1939, in Frederick, Oklahoma. He worked as a farm laborer around Frederick and Tillman County for many years. He then worked as custodian /janitor and maintenance for the Frederick Public Schools as well as several churches in Frederick and Wichita Falls, Texas, including the Catholic and Presbyterian Churches. He retired in 1979, while residing in Wichita Falls, Texas, but returned to Frederick in 1994. Ben was active and helpful at his granddaughter Linda's Tags To Go business. He ran errands all over town and assisted wherever was needed. He was presented the Frederick Chamber of Commerce's Volunteer of the Year Award. He was a member and deacon of the Primera Iglesia Bautista, in Frederick. He was preceded in death by his parents and a son: David Flores. Survivors include his wife Martha Flores, of Frederick, Oklahoma; eleven children: Manuel Flores, Martha Flores, Simon Flores and wife Delfina, Enos Flores and wife Brenda, all of Wichita Falls, Texas, Jessie Flores and wife Mariann, of Dallas, Texas, Raymond Flores and wife Dora, of San Angelo, Texas, Ben Flores and wife Crystal, of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Pete Flores and wife Joyce, of Marlow, Oklahoma, Josie Corrales and husband Trinidad and Anita Delgado, both of Frederick, Oklahoma; 33 grandchildren, 104 great grandchildren and 68 great great grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be sent to Primera Iglesia Bautista, Frederick, OK 73542, in loving memory of Ben Flores. Orr Gray Gish Funeral Home 580.335.2112
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