Jim McClure Vance Jr. (2018-11-09 14:04:53)

Jim McClure Vance Jr., age 88, of Newland, North Carolina passed away on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at Life Care Center in Banner Elk, NC.

He was born on December 15, 1929 in Avery County, North Carolina, a son of Jim McClure Vance and Joda Pyatte Vance.

He was preceded in death by his Father, Jim McClure Vance, Sr.; Mother, Joda Blanch Vance; Wife, Frances Louise Owens Vance; Two Sons, Larry Wayne Vance, Aaron Eugene Vance; .

Jim was a member of Crossnore First Baptist Church where he formerly served as Chairman of the Deacons. He was a member of the Linville Masonic Lodge #489. He enjoyed listening to Gospel Hymns and Country Music, especially Alan Jackson.

Jim leaves behind to cherish his memory his: Wife, Sara Estelle Vance of Newland, NC, Son, Jim M (Timothy Farrow) Vance, III of Atlanta, GA, Son, Robert (Paula) Vance of Thomasville, NC, Step Son, Gary (Jackie) Johnson of Charleston, SC, Step Son, Sherrill (Alma) Johnson of Newland, NC, Brother, Tom (Jean) Vance of Charlotte, NC, Sister, Eula Nickolas of Centerville, VA.

Services for Jim McClure Vance Jr. will be held on Saturday, November 10, 2018 beginning at 2:00pm at Crossnore First Baptist Church with Rev. Phil Murdock and Rev. Lander Heafner officiating.
The family will receive friends beginning at 1:00 pm up until the Service hour at 2:00pm at Crossnore First Baptist Church.
Interment will follow in the Pyatte Cemetery.

The Vance family would like to offer a special thank you to Medi Home Hospice and Crossnore First Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Crossnore First Baptist Church, 220 East Crossnore Drive Crossnore, NC 28616.

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The care of Jim and his family has been entrusted to Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home of Newland.
(828) 733-2121

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