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Gloria Jean Vance

January 14, 1939 January 9, 2019
Gloria Jean Vance
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Obituary for Gloria Jean Vance

Gloria Jean Vance, age 79 years, a resident of Elkins, WV where she made her home with her niece, Alicia Wetzel, departed this life Wednesday morning, January 9, 2019 at her home, surrounded by her loving family and under the care of Mountain Hospice. She had been in declining health since suffering a heart attack in November of 2018.
She was born Saturday, January 14, 1939 at Whitmer, WV a daughter of the late Arnold and Flossie Dolly Vance. She had never married. Surviving are several nieces and nephews and two special nieces, Alicia Wetzel and husband Junior of Elkins; and Anita Schoonover of Elkins.
She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was preceded in death by four brothers, Richard David “Dick”, James “Jim”, William “Bill”, and Teddy Harold “Ted” Vance; and five sisters, Mary Susan Wymer, Josie Tingler, Helen Waybright, Audrey Mullennex, and Ruth Vance.
She attended the schools of Whitmer and Harman High School. She was a homemaker, an excellent cook and loved feeding her family. She was a wrestling fan, enjoyed attending gospel music shows and watching the cooking channel.
The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins from 5 to 8 PM, Saturday. On Sunday, January 13, 2019, Miss Vance will be moved to the Whitmer United Methodist Church, where friends may call from 12 Noon to 1 PM, the funeral hour. The Rev. Earl Bible will officiate and interment will follow at the Laurel Hill Cemetery at Whitmer, WV.

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5:00 PM 1/12/2019 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 1/12/2019 8:00:00 PM
Lohr & Barb Funeral Home - Elkins

120 First Street
P.O. Box 1027
Elkins, WV 26241

Lohr & Barb Funeral Home - Elkins
120 First Street Elkins 26241 WV
United States

Funeral Service




1:00 PM 1/13/2019 1:00:00 PM
Whitmer United Methodist Church

Main Street
Whitmer, WV 26296

Whitmer United Methodist Church
Main Street Whitmer 26296 WV
United States

Cemetery Details


Laurel Hill Cemetery Final Resting Place

Whitmer, WV 26296

Whitmer, WV 26296

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