|Birth: ||Mar. 23, 1835|
|Death: ||Sep. 10, 1910|
Venerable Citizen Goes To His Reward.
Native of Benton, But Long in Business In This City
Following a five week's illness of general debility, Mr. Monroe Nance, Sr., 75 years old, died Saturday night at 7:30 o'clock at his home, Nineteenth and Clark streets. For the last year Mr. Nance had been in ill health and his death was not a surprise to his many friends.
Mr. Nance was born at Benton, being the eldest in a family of twelve children, surviving all of them except his youngest brother, T. W. Nance of Denver, Col.
For 32 years he was engages in the undertaking business and retired only a few years ago. For 17 years he served as coroner of McCracken county.
Mr. Nance was a highly respected citizen and always had the welfare of both his friends and the city at heart.
Besides his wife and one brother he is survived by six sons and three daughters. They are: Messrs. Leon Nance, of Ogden, Utah; Joe Nance, of El Paso, Texas, and Monroe Nance of Bardwell, and Guy, Ed and Monroe Nance, Jr., of this city. His daughters are Miss Hattie Nance, of this city, and Miss Adah Wood, of Dallas, Texas, and Mrs. Neil Warner, of this city.
Funeral services were held yesterday afternoon at 4 o'clock and burial at Oak Grove cemetery, the Rev. D. W. Fooks officiating.
The Paducah Evening Sun .(Ky), Monday, September 12, 1910, p. 4
Oak Grove Cemetery
Plot: Addition Old, Section 17, Lot 267
Created by: Trey Thompson
Record added: Jan 31, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 84269076