Barbara S. Vance, 96, of Wilmington, Ohio passed away 3:35 PM, Friday, June 29, 2018 at the Ohio Living Cape May Community. Her husband, Wilbur L. Vance, preceded her in death. Mrs. Vance was born September 2, 1921 in Clarksville, Ohio, daughter of the late Ralph E. and Aletha States Thompson. She was a 1939 graduate of Clarksville High School.
Mrs. Vance had worked at Swindler & Sons Florist. She was a member of the Wilmington United Methodist Church, the Order of the Eastern Star, the English Club, and the Wilmington Garden Club. She was a charter member and chairperson of the Clinton Memorial Hospital Auxiliary where she served for over 50 years.
Mrs. Vance is survived by a son, Gary (Mary Kay) Vance of Wilmington, Ohio; two daughters, Cheryl Beil of Loveland, Ohio and Deborah Paul of Brooksville, Florida; eight grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
Friends may call from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Friday, July 6, 2018 at Reynolds-Smith Funeral Home, 327 N. South Street, Wilmington, Ohio. A graveside service at Sugar Grove Cemetery will be held at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Ohio Living Cape May Foundation, 175 Cape May Drive, Wilmington, Ohio 45177.