Erma Lance

Wednesday, June 30, 2004

KARNAK, Ill. -- Erma Lee Lance, 76, of Karnak died Tuesday, June 29, 2004, at Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah, Ky.

Lance was born in Mounds, Ill., daughter of Lee and Edna Haven English. She married William Alfred Lance, who died Jan. 29, 1987.

She was formerly of Olmsted, Ill.

Survivors include three sons, Willis, Fred and Terris Lance, all of Olmsted; a daughter, Donna Myrick of Karnak; two sisters, Juanita Schwieger of Manhattan, Ill., Evelyn Smith of Tamaroa, Ill.; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother and a granddaughter.

Friends may call at Jones Funeral Home in Villa Ridge, Ill., from 5 to 8 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Terry Kern officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery at Pulaski, Ill.