LANCE, Alf Taylor (circa 1903-1981)
Alf Taylor Lance, 78-year-old resident of Leoni Community, died of a short illness in Stones River Hospital, Woodbury, Monday. The Cannon County native was an educator who retired after 47 years of teaching and was a member of the Church of Christ. Mr. Taylor was a son of the late Sam and Sarah Tammie Winnett Lance and was married to the former Nellie Brown Surlock who preceded him in death. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Nadine Shirley of Knoxville; two brothers and a sister, Selmer Lance of Knoxville, Lee Lance and Mrs. H.B. (Brownie) Smith of Cannon county; three grand- children, Mrs. Shirley Melton of Decatur, Ala.; Mrs. Paula Seymore of Memphis; William K. Shirley of Nashville and a great-grandchild, Ashley Melton. Odell Powell will conduct funeral rites in the Leoni Church of Christ at 2 p.m. Wednesday. Interment will be in the Leoni Cemetery. Woodbury Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, the information courtesy of McMinnville Funeral Home.
Southern Standard, McMinnville, TN. Oct 14, 1981.
[Contributor: Maxine Reggio, 2001
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Record added: Jul 02, 2011
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Sarah A. Lance was my great great grandmother. She was born in 1859 and married to my great great grandfather, Samuel C. Tittle, Sr. born to Lorenzo Dow Tittle and his wife, Nancy J. Goff.May you rest in peace,Barbara Smith Dunn|
Barbara Smith Dunn
Added: Sep. 18, 2012