Franklin “Frankie” Delano Roosevelt Vance Jr. of Branchland
Franklin “Frankie” Delano Roosevelt Vance, Jr., 45, of Branchland, WVa died November 11, 2011. Frankie was born June 29, 1966 in Branchland, a son of Franklin (Roosevelt) Vance, Sr. and Bonnie (Bob) Lunsford. He leaves behind his two children, Brittany Nichole Vance and fiance Brandon Cooper and son Brandon Tyler Vance, at home; his companion Benita (Benny) Bailey and her children Andrea Bailey and David (Bubbo) Bailey, grandchildren Carly, Trenton, Titus, and Dillon. Also, surviving are four sisters: Janet (John) Smith, Becky (Lucian) Adkins, Marie (Charlie) Elliott, and Melissa (Greg) Bryant; three brothers: John (Jennifer) Vance, Scott Eastham, and Elvis Lambert; several nieces, nephews, and friends too numerous to mention. Visitation washeld Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at Liberty Baptist Church, Branchland after 6 p.m. Services will be held Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at 2 p.m. with Elder Vernon Perry and Brother David Vance officiating. Burial will follow in the Watson Cemetery, Branchland. McGhee-Handley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.