Lenora H. Flood, 94, of Blairs Mills, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, at her home.
Born Oct. 6, 1926, in Tell Township, she was a daughter of the late William Ira and Erma Margaret (Love) Hampton. She was united in marriage to Ralph H. Flood Sept. 25, 1948. Mr. Flood preceded her in death Oct. 4, 1999.
She is survived by two children, Ralph H. Flood Jr. and wife Pam, Blairs Mills, and Marcie Flood Abrashoff, Idaho Falls, Idaho, five grandchildren, Dawn Parks and husband Jeff, Vaughn Flood and wife Dara, James Abrashoff and wife Amanda, Alicia Blain and husband Jeremiah and Stephanie Johannessen and husband Ellery and 10 great-grandchildren, Olivia and Gage Parks, Hattie and Drew Flood, Sofia, Sawyer and Silas Abrashoff, Jasmine and Afton Blain and Madeline Johannessen.
She was the last surviving member of her immediate family, having been preceded in death by her son-in-law, James D. Abrashoff and her siblings, Emory Chestnut, Arthur Earl, Elma Kathleen, Marie Isabelle, William Ward and Jacob Homer.
Mrs. Flood was a 1944 graduate of Orbisonia High School.
She went on to receive her registered nursing degree, graduating in 1947 from Lewistown Hospital School of Nursing. In 1972, she earned her bachelor of science degree in education from Millersville University.
She was employed as a nurse at the Fulton County Medical Center, McConnellsburg, and as a school nurse for the Southern Huntingdon County School District at their elementary schools.
She spoke often about her years of nursing and cherished the memories of the people she met.
Private services will be held at the convenience of the family with interment at Salem Cemetery.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Martin R. Brown Funeral Home, Orbisonia.