Carol Ammons Vance (2018-08-16 13:59:31)

Mrs. Carol Ammons Vance, age 84, of Blowing Rock, wife of Dr. Thomas D. Vance passed away Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at Watauga Medical Center.

Carol is survived by two daughters, Susan Johnson and husband Milan of Kenly, North Carolina, and Karen Richon and husband Joel of Highland, Maryland; two sons, Ken Vance and wife Laura of Clemmons, North Carolina, and Matt Vance and wife Maggie of Jacksonville, Florida; four granddaughters, Elizabeth Vance of Winston-Salem, Stephanie Johnson of Raleigh, Sarah Vance of Clemmons, and Ella Vance of Jacksonville; one grandson, Thomas Vance of Jacksonville; one sister, Barbara Brennan of Winston-Salem, and one brother-in-law, Harvey Burniston, Sr. of Johnson City, Tennessee. She is also survived by a number of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father and mother, James Carter Ammons and Mildred Heller Ammons, and two sisters, Carter Ammons Burniston and Elinor Ammons Workman.

Funeral services for Mrs. Carol Ammons Vance will be conducted Saturday afternoon, August 18, 2018, at 2:00 o'clock, at Hampton Funeral Home Chapel. The body will lie in state, at the chapel, from 1:00 until 2:00 o'clock. Officiating will be The Reverend Dr. Ralph Heller. Entombment will follow in Mount Lawn Memorial Park and Gardens Mausoleum.

The family will receive friends Saturday afternoon, from 1:00 until 2:00 o'clock, at the funeral home, prior to the service.

Flowers are appreciated, or memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, Western Carolina Chapter, 3800 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte, North Carolina, 28215-3220, or to the Blowing Rock Fire and Rescue, 8001 Valley Blvd., Blowing Rock, North Carolina, 28605.

Online condolences may be sent to the Vance family at

Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.