Mrs. Mae Frances (Taylor) Vance, age 91, of Murray, Kentucky, died on September 24, 2021, at Spring Creek Healthcare in Murray.
Mrs. Vance was born in Calloway County, Kentucky, on November 18, 1929, to the late Floyd Taylor and Neva (Windsor) Taylor. Mrs. Vance worked in retail sales and later worked as a caregiver. Mrs. Vance was a devoted Christian, loved spending time outdoors, and loved her family and friends unconditionally. She was a member of the Memorial Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Vance was preceded in death by her husband, Coffield Vance, whom she married on December 7, 1946, in Corinth, Mississippi; son, William Vance; daughter, Cindy Vance; four sisters, Treva Reuvene Moffitt, Martha Wallace, Barbara Roberts, and Jeraldine "Lottie" VanEtten; and by three brothers, Ruble Taylor, Bill Taylor, and Codie Taylor.
Mrs. Vance is survived by one daughter, Rhonda (Vance) Derington of Benton, Kentucky; daughter-in-law, Margie Vance of Murray, Kentucky; two sisters, Sylvia (Taylor) Sanert and husband Errol and Lynda (Taylor) Cooper and husband Gerald all of Murray, Kentucky; sister-in-law, Edna Vance of Murray ,Kentucky; five grandchildren, Tony Derington and wife Dana, Kim (Vance) Morris and husband Scott, Donielle (Derington) Underwood and husband Troy, Amberly (Vance) Munsey and husband Kevin, and Emily (Vance) Shields and husband Jeff; eleven great-grandchildren, Kaeleigh Morris and wife Morgan, Kaliya Morris, McCartney Derington, Bailey Derington, Paige Underwood, Madison Underwood, Kayce Mae Underwood, Ava Munsey, Lila Frances Munsey, Asa Munsey and Brady Shields; as well as two great-great grandchildren, Willa Mae and Wilder Morris.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, September 29, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home & Cremation Services. Rev. Martin Severns will officiate, and burial will follow in the Murray Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, September 28, 2021, after 5:00 p.m. at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home & Cremation Services.
Active pallbearers will be Jan Vance, Jamie Vance, Mike Vance, Steve Roberts, Sam Underwood, and George Taylor. Honorary pallbearers will be Tony Derington, Kevin Munsey, Asa Munsey, Jeff Shields, Brady Shields, Scott Morris, and Troy Underwood.
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