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Dorsey Lawrence Nance
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Birth: Oct. 29, 1891
Henry County
Virginia, USA
Death: Jan. 18, 1935
Greensboro
Guilford County
North Carolina, USA

THE HENRY BULLETIN, Martinsville, Va., Wed., Jan. 30, 1935, p. 8, col. 4 [edited]. Dorsey L. Nance, 43, comptroller of Oak Ridge Military Institute near Greensboro, died Friday morning in a Greensboro hospital as the result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Mr. Nance was hurt near Axton during the Christmas holidays and had been a patient in the hospital since then. The funeral was conducted at Oak Ridge Saturday afternoon. Interment followed in the family cemetery near Axton this county. Pall-bearers were cadets from Oak Ridge Institute. Mr. Nance, a native of Henry county, was reared near Axton. In 1911 he entered Oak Ridge Institute as a student. Upon his graduation he became secretary of the school, and remained there continuously, being comptroller at the school at the time of his death. Surviving are his father, John R Nance, of Boxwood; three brothers, W. R. Nance of Axton; J. O. Nance of Martinsville, and J. C. Nance of Mount Airy; and by three sisters, Mrs. Mattie McMillon of Oak Ridge; Mrs. R. J. Barker and Mrs. A. P. McMillon of Boxwood. He was a member of Axton Baptist Church and of the Junior Order of Oak Ridge, as well as of the Kernersville Lodge No. 669, A. F. and A. M. [His parents were John R. Nance and Emma Jackson Earles, daughter of the late John and Virginia Earles. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Riley Nance (1859 - 1936)
  Emma Jackson Earles Nance (1864 - 1934)
 
 Siblings:
  Stafford Lee Nance (1881 - 1925)*
  James Oliver Nance (1888 - 1943)*
  Dorsey Lawrence Nance (1891 - 1935)
  Mattie Lou Nance McMillan (1893 - 1972)*
  Clara Ethel Nance Barker (1896 - 1979)*
  Mollie Jo Nance McMillian (1899 - 1965)*
  John Claude Nance (1902 - 1938)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Nance Family Cemetery
Henry County
Virginia, USA
 
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Record added: Jan 30, 2008
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Dorsey Lawrence Nance
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Dorsey Lawrence Nance
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Dorsey Lawrence Nance
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