Thursday, January 25, 2007

Don Nance's Mom Dies

Don Nance's mom died today. Don and Letty and other members of the family were with her when she passed away at 11:15 this morning. Mrs. Nance was 97.

Published in the Charlotte Observer on 1/27/2007:
Elsie Lenora Nance
Mrs. Nance, 97, a resident of East Towne Manor Assisted Living Facility in Charlotte, passed away on January 25, 2007 at the Harris Hospice Unit at Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte.
Mrs. Nance was born on September 1, 1909 in Lexington, NC to the late Patrick and Mattie Leonard Davis.
In 1925, Elsie married Nurs Marcum Nance in Lexington, NC, who pre-deceased his wife in 1984.Mrs. Nance was a faithful member of Robinson Presbyterian Church, in Charlotte.
Survivors of Elsie include one son, Reverend, Dr. Donald C. Nance and his wife Letty of Wytheville, VA. One daughter in law, Dorothy Nance, of Virginia Beach, VA, one sister, Adelean Hester, of Lexington, NC, sixteen grandchildren, thirty one great grandchildren, and eight great great grandchildren. Mrs. Nance is pre-deceased by one daughter, Mildred Baucom, and two sons, Marcum Nance, Jr. and Bobby Ray Nance.
The funeral service will be Saturday, January 27, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. at the Mint Hill Chapel of McEwen Funeral Service. The Nance family will receive friends at her home on Glenmac Rd. in Charlotte following the entombment at Charlotte Memorial Gardens in Charlotte.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Harris Hospice Unit at Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte, NC.
McEwen, Mint Hill Chapel is assisting the Nance family.

Our prayers are with Don and his family.

Don tells me that his great sadness is tempered by the wonderful news that his daughter, Charlotte, is expected to deliver her first child TOMORROW!