Barney V. Vance Dies at Bluford; Rites Wednesday
Barney V. Vance, 71, a Bluford merchant, died Sunday afternoon at 5:30
o'clock at his home in Bluford.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at two o'clock in the
Bluford Baptist church. The Rev. Arthur Grigg will officiate and
burial will be in Laird Cemetery.
The body will lie in state at Richardson Chapel in Wayne City, where
friends may call after five o'clock this afternoon. The body will be
removed to the church at 12:30 o'clock on Wednesday afternoon.
Mr. Vance was born in Jefferson county on January 5, 1888 to Jason and
Fannie (Dodson) Vance.
On October 21, 1915, he married Lena Butler, who survives.
Also surviving are one son, Byron Vance, Bluford; one step-son, Rozier
Kirby, Vera, Ill; one daughter, Pearl Green, Okawville, Ill.; one
step-daughter, Bernice Young, Beason, Ill.; and one sister, Winnie Haines,
Mt. Vernon. Eleven grandchildren and fifteen great grandchildren also
Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Submitted by: Sandy Bauer
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