2017-12-06 / Obituaries

Services held for Nellie Vance

NELLIE COLLINS VANCE NELLIE COLLINS VANCE Nellie Collins Vance, 80, died November 27.

A daughter of the late Celis and Lilie Cornett, she was the widow of Paul Collins and later married Edward Vance, who also preceded her in death.

She was a sister of the late Paul Cornett, Jimmy Cornett, Gene Cornett, Mack Cornett, Barbara Lewis and Christine Shepherd.

Mrs. Vance was a member of the Calvary Temple Church of God on Sandlick.

Surviving are a son, Ricky Collins and wife Ivealue of Isom; two daughters: Sandra Hammock and husband Steve, and Shelia Biggerstaff and husband Ronnie, all of Whitesburg; four granddaughters, Holly Hammock, Jerri Fields and husband Jon, Brandy Collins and husband Will, and Morgan Biggerstaff Matthews and husband Rob; two grandsons, Ricky Paul Collins and wife Karen, and Matthew Hammock, 10 great-grandchildren, Hunter

Fields, Isabella Fields, Maggie Fields, Lilah Hammock, Olivia Hammock, Mackie Hammock, Cobe Hammock, Sydney Vanover, Sawyer Collins and Cruz Collins; and friend, Ruth Gibson.

Funeral services for Mrs. Vance were held November 29 at the Calvary Temple Church of God. Burial was in the Collins Cemetery at Colson.

Letcher Funeral Home of Whitesburg had charge of arrangements.

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