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Lena Smith Vance

January 19, 1930 — February 18, 2022

Lena Smith Vance

 

Cheraw, SC

 

Mrs. Lena Smith Vance, 91, passed away on Friday, February 18, 2022.  Born, January 19, 1931, in Kernersville, NC, she was a daughter of the late Ray Melton and Shirley Honeycutt Smith.  Mrs. Vance was a member First Baptist Church in Cheraw, SC where she served as a Sunday School Teacher and as a member of the Choir.  She was also a former member of First Baptist Church in Kernersville, NC where she sang solos for funerals, and weddings.  Lena was an artist and when she was in High School, she was the Art Director for her Class.  She also loved to bake cakes for Hidden Treasures Restaurant in Cheraw, SC.

Along with her parents, listed above, she was preceded in death by her loving husband, Jack Vance, and her brothers, Ray Smith, Ronnie Smith, and Keith Smith.

Lena leaves behind to cherish her memory, sons, Jack Vance of Jacksonville, FL, and Robbie (Betty) Vance of Fancy Gap, VA; daughters, Gloria Turner of Cheraw, SC, and Shirley (James) Barefoot of Patrick, SC; a brother, Jack (Nancy) Smith of Kernersville, NC; grandchildren, Alison Line, Canady Thomas, Addison Taefi, Paul (Vincent) Vance, Emily (Yanetl) Diaz, Hannah (Jay) Vance, James C. (Stephanie) Curry, Jacqueline Curry Wilson, Jon M. (Emma) Turner, Trippe (Brittany) Harrington, Vance (Genesis) Harrington, Grace (Channing Lynch) Byrd, Zack (Madison Goode) Harrington, Jackson (Abyy) Harrington, and Sarah Barefoot; and great-grandchildren, Patrick Line, Tekin Line, Lucas Line, Klein Thomas, Blake Taefi, Alanna Taefi, Sophie Vance Diaz, Addie Vance Diaz, Charley Vance Diaz, Cole Curry, Kadence Curry, Lily Turner, Stone Turner, Easton Turner, Sonny Turner, Kline Turner, Samuel Vance, Wilson, Addisyn Harrington, Reed Harrington, Emmy Harrington, Payton Harrington, Olivia Harrington, Wesly Byrd, Nora Byrd, Ainsley Lynch, Madelyn Lynch, Emma Harrington, Anna Harrington, Arya Harrington, and Bash Harrington.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 20, 2022, in the Sanctuary of First Baptist Church in Cheraw, SC.  Burial will follow at Chatham Hill Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 until 2:00 p.m.  just prior to the service in the foyer of the Family Life Center of First Baptist Church in Cheraw, SC.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Kiser Funeral Home has been entrusted to serve the Vance family.

Online condolences may be made at www.kiserfuneralhome.com.

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Visitation

Sunday, February 20, 2022

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Foyer Of Family Life Center Cheraw First Baptist Church

126 Greene Street, Cheraw, SC 29520

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Funeral Service

Sunday, February 20, 2022

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

First Baptist Church Cheraw

126 Greene Street, Cheraw, SC 29520

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Burial

Sunday, February 20, 2022

3:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Chatham Hill Memorial Gardens

1265 US Hwy. 1, South, Cheraw, SC 29520

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