September 22, 1942 ~ July 24, 2020
Born in: Buncombe County, NC
Resided in: Arden, NC
Nancy Lee Lance, 77, of Arden, died Friday, July 24, 2020 at Mission Hospital.
A native of Buncombe County, she was a daughter of Gladys Redmond Branks, of Fletcher and of the late Walter Lee Branks.
In addition to her mother, Nancy is survived by her loving husband of nearly 60 years, Coy Joe Lance; one daughter, Tammy Riebell (Robert); one son, Douglas Lance (Tammy); one sister, Pat Clark; five grandchildren, Heather Miller, Jeremy Lance, Tim Lance, Brittney Lance and Brad Lance; four great-grandchildren, Hunter Miller, Hayley Miller, Jordan Riebell and Kileigh Lewis, as well as several nieces and nephews.
A Graveside Service will be held at 4:00 PM on Tuesday, July 28 at Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery. Nancy will lie in state at Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian on Tuesday from 12:00 PM until 2:45 PM, at which time you may sign the guest book and pay respects. Face coverings are required at the funeral home.
Flowers are appreciated, but for those who choose, memorial donations may be made in Nancy’s name to your local Humane Society.
Graveside Service: July 28, 2020 4:00 pm
Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery
Asheville, NC 28803
The family greatly appreciates donations made to these charities in Nancy Lee Lance's name.