Evelyn “Peg” Vance

March 1, 1936-Aug. 8, 2019

Evelyn “Peg” Vance, 83, of McClure, Ohio, died Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, at Northcrest Nursing Home, Napoleon, Ohio.

She was born March 1, 1936, in DeRidder, Louisiana, to the late Patrick and Addy Brister. On June 28, 1952, she married Raymond Vance, and he preceded her in death Nov. 25, 1998.

Peg was a homemaker and helped her husband with the gas station and auto repair shop in McClure many years ago. She was an excellent cook and was always known for making way too much food.

She is survived by her children, Gary (Mary) Vance of Napoleon and Cindy Parks of McClure; grandchildren, Kelly Strata, Matthew Parks and Ciara Parks; great-grandchildren, Jake and Maddie Strata and Adisynn, Brayden, and Brecken Parks; and a special friend, Rollie Ruskey.

She was also preceded in death by grandchildren, Adam and Amanda Vance; and 11 brothers and sisters.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, Aug. 13 from 11 a.m.-noon at Rodenberger-Gray Funeral Home, McClure, with a graveside service at noon at Hockman Cemetery, McClure.

Memorial contributions are suggested to a charity of the donor’s choice.

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