Betty Jean Nance

Funeral services for Betty Jean Nance, 75, of Yuma, Arizona (formerly of Roscoe, Texas) will be held in Yuma, Arizona.Nance died Sunday, Sept. 25, 2011 in Yuma, Arizona. She was born Sept. 26, 1935 in Roscoe, Texas. She was married to Ed Nance, Sr. She retired as Cafeteria Manager at School District One and was a member of the Foothills Southern Baptist Church. She graduated from Roscoe, Texas High School in 1954 and took some courses at AWC. She loved tending her flowers, gardening and painting. She loved her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.Survivors include her husband, Ed Nance Sr. of Yuma, Arizona; sons, Ed Nance Jr. and wife Karen of Yuma, Arizona, John Nance and wife Brenna of Eugene, Oregon and Robert Nance of Tucson, Arizona; daughter, Rebecca Nance of Yuma, Arizona; brother David Hestand and wife Donna of La Junta, Colorado; and sister Dorothy Young and husband Edwin of Sweetwater, Texas.She was preceded in death by her father, Marlin Lee Hestand; mother Mattie Lou Hestand; and sister, Margaret Baker.Pallbearers will be Joshue Nance, Jordan Nance, Tanner Nance, Ryan Nance, Harold Pritchett and Glen Jackman. Honorary pallbearers are Gerald Power, Roland Driggers and David Nance.