Franklin "Frank" Delano Vance of Huntington
Franklin (“Frank”) Delano Vance of Huntington passed away peacefully on June 13, 2011 at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House following his long valiant battle with lung cancer. Frank was a retired barber and a former owner of the Prichard Barber Shop in Huntington. He was born on January 13, 1933 on Parker’s Creek, Wayne County and was the son of the late James Anderson and Sarah Moore Vance. His beloved wife of 56 years, Arlene Curry Vance, preceded him in death in October. His sisters, Georgia Vance and Siddy Caldwell; his brothers Carl Vance, James Vance, Jr., Francis Vance, Tary Vance and John Vance also preceded him. Survivors include his sister, Millie Tomblin of Lavalette; his one son, Frank Jr. of Alexandria, VA, and three grandchildren: Jessica Hope Vance of Alexandria, VA, Laura Frances Vance of Nashville, TN, and Joshua Franklin Vance of Jacksonville, NC and a host of loving family and friends. A memorial service will be conducted at Morris Funeral Home, Wayne, WV on Saturday, July 9 at 11:00 am. Interment will be at Community Memorial Gardens, Wayne, WV. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House, c/o Hospice of Huntington, Inc., ATTN: Development Department, P. O. Box 464, Huntington, WV 25709.