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Obituary: Flora Elizabeth (Stock) Carrington

Obituary: Flora Elizabeth (Stock) Carrington

October 1st, 2017 in Obituaries

Flora Elizabeth (Stock) Carrington, age 97, passed away Friday, September 22, 2017 in Lee's Summit, Missouri. Flo was born to Wylie and Jenny Stock in Hadsell, Missouri on August 7, 1920. She lived in Strasburg and Pleasant Hill, Missouri during her elementary and junior high school years. In 1933, Flo's family moved to Jefferson City, Missouri where she attended and graduated from Jefferson City High School in 1937. On May 30, 1939, Flo married George H. (Red) Carrington and moved to Fulton, Missouri. Flo worked for the Rural Electric Cooperative Association (REA) in Fulton from 1948 until her retirement in 1985 after 37 years of service. In November 2011, Flo moved to John Knox Village in Lee's Summit, Missouri to be closer to her family. Flo was a lifelong Democrat and an avid golfer. She belonged to the Callaway County Democratic Club and was a Life Member of the Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW). Her hobbies included ceramics, basket weaving, knitting and quilting. She is survived by her daughter, Ronda Carrington Selby and son-in-law, Fred Selby, of Montross, Va.; granddaughter, Katy Selby Knoll and her husband Andrew of Springfield, Va.; grandson, Tyler Selby and his wife Emily of Lake Winnebago, Mo.; and great- grandchildren, Riley and Tucker Selby and Gus and Lilly Knoll. Flo was preceded in death by her husband, George H. (Red) Carrington; her sister, Melba Reed Atwater; and by her parents, Wylie and Jenny Stock. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. in the John Knox Village Chapel at 400 N.W. Murry Rd. in Lee's Summit, Mo. In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests you make a donation to your favorite charity in Flo's memory. Condolences may be left at Neptune Society Obituaries.