William Franklin Vance
and Shirley Ann Dinsmore

Shirley Ann Dinsmore Vance
William Franklin Vance b 26 Oct 1927 d 8 Mar 2000 LaFollette TN; s/o Austin Fed Vance and Bertha Jane Morris. William Franklin Vance m. 23 Sept 1948 to Shirley Ann Dinsmore b 23 Feb 1930 Benham KY d 19 Nov 2017; d/o James Wiley Dinsmore and Hattie Mae Maggard. Children of William Franklin Vance and Shirley Ann Dinsmore;

1. Marla Gayle Vance b 1949; m. Male Hance

2. Sharon Kaye Vance b 22 Apr 1950 Seco, Letcher Co KY; m. 14 Apr 1970 to James Berbage Jim Craft b 20 Jun 1945 Raven Knott Co KY; s/o Kendall Craft and Eva Elizabeth Reynolds. Children of James Berbage Craft and Sharon Kaye Vance;

i. James William Craft b 1974

ii. Elizabeth Ann Craft b 1977

James Berbage Craft m. Judith Feller. Children of James Berbage Craft and Judith Feller;

i. Teresa Michele Craft b 21 Aug 1966 Elkhart IN; m. 5 Dec 1993 to Robert E Lake b Oct 1966; s/o Edwin Lake and Janet Unknown. Child of Robert E Lake and Teresa Michele Craft; I. Robert Alexander Lake b 17 Dec 1994

3. Beverly Mae Vance b 1953; m. Male Troxell

4. Wanda Sue Vance b 1956; m. Male Taylor

5. William Franklin Vance Jr b 1958

6. Olivia Lee Vance b 1960; m. Male Blair


Obituary of Shirley Ann Dinsmore Vance
February 23, 1930 - November 19, 2017; Age 87

Shirley Ann Vance, 87, of Eolia passed away Sunday, November 19, 2017 at her residence. Shirley was the daughter of the late James Wiley and Hattie Mae Maggard Dinsmore. Shirley was the widow of William Vance. Surviving is 1 son: William Franklin Vance Jr. of Havana, Illinois; 5 daughters: Marla Gayle Vance Hance of Emden, Illinois, Sharon Kaye Craft of Milan, Indiana, Beverly M. Troxell of Jellico, Tennessee, Wanda S. Taylor of Bath, Illinois, and Olivia L. Blair of Eolia; 5 brothers: James Dinsmore of Danville, David Dinsmore of Partridge, Hal Dinsmore of Partridge, Jerry Dinsmore of Kingscreek, and Tommy Dinsmore of Mayking; 19 grandchildren; 36 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren; nephew who felt like a son: Jerry Dinsmore. Shirley was preceded in death by 3 brothers: Dallas Dinsmore, Dan McDonald Dinsmore, and George Edward Dinsmore; 3 sisters: Lena Lewis, Nina Maggard, and Corinne Herron. Funeral: 1:00 O'clock P.M. Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at the Maggard Old Regular Baptist Church with Roger Jones officiating. Visitation: 6:00 P.M. Tuesday at the Letcher Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in the Maggard Cemetery at Partridge, Kentucky.


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