Florine “Flo” Alice Tyra
Florine “Flo” Alice Tyra, age 84, of Rockaway Beach, Missouri, passed away February 18, 2021. She entered this world September 13, 1936, in Ava, Missouri, the daughter of Carl and Edith (Kuhn) Peterson.
A member of the Red Hat Society, Flo was proud to travel with and be entertained with the “Red Hatters.” She was a business owner in the Houston, Missouri, area for many years and moved to Branson after retirement. Flo volunteered at the Branson Chamber of Commerce, and her dedication and workmanship was so noticeable that they hired her to work there. She was known for her perfect penmanship and her membership in the Church of Jesus Christ of Later Day Saints. She loved her Lord and her family. She will be missed by all who knew her.
Flo is preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Lori Peterson; six brothers; and two sisters.
She is survived by two sons: Larry Smith of Florida, and Lee (Jackie) Smith of Missouri; daughter, Lisa Tyra of Missouri; fourteen grandchildren; multiple greatgrandchildren; and many other friends and extended family.
No formal services are currently planned. Arrangements and cremation are under the direction of Cremations of the Ozarks. To leave an online condolence, please visit www.cremationsoftheozarks.com.