Fern O. Lance, 96, of Sesser, IL passed away October 15, 2015.
She was born October 12, 1919 in Franklin County, the daughter of Arthur Loman and Lilly (Stubblefield) Loman.
Fern was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church, in Sesser.
She married Wayne Lance on June 5, 1937 and he preceded her in death on Nov. 20, 2006.
Fern is survived by her grandchildren, Zachary Wayne Lance, Shannon Thacker and Tawny Groesch; one niece, Deloras Herman, Chicago, IL and a special longtime family friend, Tyann Thacker, Thompsonville, IL.
She was preceded in death by her husband, two children, Randy Lance and Barbara Ann Ford and seven brothers and sisters.
A graveside funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, October 19, 2015 at Maple Hill Cemetery with Brother Ray Chrisman officiating.
Brayfield-Gilbert Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. For more information go to www.gilbertfuneralhomes.com.