Alma Williams Nance
Alma Williams Nance, 85, passed away August 25, 2010. She was a native of
Suffolk, but a 5 year resident of Village at Woods Edge in Franklin, VA.
Born in Nansemond County, she was the daughter of the late Lester Joyner
Williams and Moses Hugh Williams. She was predeceased by her husband,
Robert “Bobby” Rawls Nance, sister, Helen Gardner and brother, John
Williams. Alma worked for numerous years at the Suffolk News-Herald as a
Linotype Operator. She was a member of Suffolk Christian Church and the
West Memorial Sunday School Class. She was also a past member of the
Alma is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Rawls and Brenda Nance of
Franklin, VA; grandchildren, Chris Nance, Jeff Nance and wife, Casey; great
grandchild, Madelyn Paige Nance; special friends, June Gray and extended
Camp Wawenock family of Maine, and Ann Pierce of Franklin.
A graveside service will be held Saturday, August 28, 2010 at 1 p.m. at
Holly Lawn Cemetery with Rev. Michael D. Halley officiating. Friends may
join the family for a time of visitation Friday night from 7-8 p.m. at Parr
Funeral Home & Crematory, 3515 Robs Dr., Suffolk, VA and other times at the
residence. Memorial donations may be made to Suffolk Christian Church West
Memorial Fund P.O. Box 1457, Suffolk, VA 23439. Condolences may be
registered online at www.parrfuneralhome.com.