Paula Rose Vance

Paula Rose Vance


Funeral services for Paula Rose Vance, 78, of Wills Point, were held Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, at Allan Fuller Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Paul Johnson officiating.

Interment followed at Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery.

Mrs. Vance passed away Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, at her residence.

She was born Aug. 21, 1939, in Mesquite to Arton A. Driggars and Mary Ellen Berry Driggars. She was raised in Mesquite and attended Mesquite High School.

She married Leland Dale Vance Dec. 27, 1955, in Mesquite. She was a homemaker and enjoyed knitting, reading and working crossword puzzles.

She lived in Garland before moving to Wills Point 22 years ago. She was a member of the Daughter of the Nile and Eastern Star. She was also a member of Seven Oaks Baptist Church north of Wills Point.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Arton and Mary Ellen Driggars, brother, Berry Driggars, and sister, Lois Driggars.

She is survived by her husband, Dale of Wills Point; son, Wesley Vance and wife, Nancy of Weatherford; daughters, Paula Duncan and husband, Jackie of Garland and Barbara Therrien and husband, Richard of Ft. Worth; sister, Joy O’Pry and husband, Floyd of Nacogdoches; eight grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were John Decker, John Bullock, Harvie Miller, Nathan Fulgham, Eric Vance, Shawn Vance, Brett Vance and Christopher Powers.