Lonzo Vance, 90, of Dingess, passed away on Thursday, January 29, 2015.
Born November 18, 1924 in Mingo County, he was the son of the late Floyd and Bessie Baisden Vance. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one daughter, Donnetta Baisden; three brothers: Earsel Tony Vance, Douglas McArthur Vance, and Carlos Vance, all of Dingess; and three sisters: Lila Fay Vance of Dingess, Loretta Vance Dempsey, and Ivory Jean Vance Keck, both of Illinois.
Lonzo was a retired coal miner for several different mines but spent most of his years at #25 Ragland Mine. He was also a member of the UMWA.
Those left to cherish his memory include one son, Lonnie Raymond (Rosemary) Vance of Florida; one daughter: Christine (David) Messer of Breeden; four brothers: Medley (Christine) Vance of Alabama, Arnold (Judy) Vance of Dingess, Floyd Willie (Regina) Vance of Illinois, and Dallas (Virginia) Vance of Dingess; one sister, Jannie Vance Marcum of Dingess; eight grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and a host of other dear family and friends.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Monday, February 2, 2015 at the Mt. Hope Freewill Baptist Church in Dingess with Rev. James Ed Baisden officiating. Burial will follow at the Prince Dillon Cemetery in Dingess. Friends may gather at the church after 4 p.m. on Sunday, February 1, 2015.
Condolences may be left at www.jamesfh.com
James Funeral Home of Logan is in charge of arrangements.