Emily Faith Flora, age 18, of Quincy, died Sunday, August 25, 2019, at 6:53 pm in Hancock County.
Emily was born September 1, 2000 in St. Louis, Missouri, the daughter of Jashuwa Hawkins and Dian Flora.
She attended Quincy Senior High School. Emily loved to go horseback riding, enjoyed barrel racing ,team sorting activities, and was a member of the Quinsippi 4-H Club. She was a Chicago Blackhawks fan. Emily also knew no stranger, and was a social butterfly.
Emily is survived by her mother, Dian, of Quincy; her brother, Jared (Kelly) Flora, of Quincy; a nephew, Ignatius "Iggy" Flora; her aunt, Nancy (Joe) Erskine, of Park Ridge, IL; cousins, Chris, Connor, and Allison Erskine; numerous other family members and friends; her beloved horse, Spirit; and her precious dogs, Dewey and Izzy.
Emily was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Daniel and Virginia Flora, and a great-aunt Roberta Benge.
Services: 11:00 am Friday, August 30, 2019 at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home, with Pastor Joe Thomas officiating.
Burial: Greenmount Cemetery
Visitation: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm, Thursday August 29, 2019 at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the Adams County Fair Horse Barn.
Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.
I will alwayszzz miss u 4 ever and cherish u n my heart i will have ur picture out
Jared and Kelly I am so sorry for your tragic loss.
I met dear Emily through my daughter Sarah. They were friends in Jr. High. They would hang out while Dian and I cropped. Last month she was at the crop, and we had a nice talk. She is definitely going to be missed!
Emily was the kindest soul there was. My son and I loved her so very much! She was apart of our family, there isn’t anything I wouldn’t of done for her 😭. My thought are with you guys as well as my prayers. She will truly be missed by all 😭❤️
There are no words. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you.
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