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Evie Vance

June 19, 2013

Funeral services for Ms. Evie Jewel Tatum Vance will be held at 2pm, Saturday, June 22nd at Milling Funeral Home Chapel, Union, MS. Visitation will be from 12:30 to 2:00pm prior to the service. A graveside service will follow at Erin Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery. Rev. Chris Harrison officiating.

Jewel Tatum Vance, 89, was born June 19, 1923, in Newton County, Mississippi to Eliza Jane and Henry Tatum.

Her persistent and unwavering faith, her dedication and sacrifice for her family, her sweet and gentle ways, and her fearless endurance  will never be forgotten. Although we grieve her absence, we rejoice, celebrate and take comfort in knowing that she is in her heavenly home.

She is survived by her children Geneva Vance Nelson and Donald Vardaman Vance; three grandchildren: Keith Nelson (Laura), Kim Bartholomae (Bill) and Beth Ramsey (Richard); six great-grandchildren: Ashley Davis, Ryan Davis, Lindsey Nelson, Will Nelson, Alex Henson, and Molly Ramsey.

She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty-eight years, Vardaman Vance, her parents, nine brothers and two sisters. Pallbearers: Keith Nelson, Ryan Davis, Bill Bartholomae, Kenneth Thorton, Caron Thorton, George

Buck Gilmore, Oscar Tatum and Marshall Tatum. Milling Funeral Home of Union in charge of the arrangements.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to New Ireland Baptist Church, 9397 Highway 492, Union, MS 39365.

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