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109 S. Monroe St.
Calhoun City, MS 38916
Phone: 662-628-5177
Fax: 662-628-4977
Leonel

Leonel "L.C." Vance

Saturday, August 5th, 1939 - Thursday, January 7th, 2021
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L.C. Vance, 81, formerly of Calhoun City, passed away at his home in Madison, MS on Thursday, January 7, 2021. Born August 5, 1939, in Calhoun City, MS, he was the son of the late Leonel Maurice Vance and the late Christine Inmon Vance. Growing up he was a member of Calhoun City First Baptist Church, and a 1957 graduate of Calhoun City High School. He married the former Elizabeth Kay Sprayberry on June 3, 1962, and they have spent 58 wonderful years together. After high school, L.C. went on to earn his Bachelor’s Degree in Construction and Industrial Technology at Mississippi State University. After graduation, he took a job with IBM in Kingston, NY, eventually taking him to Lexington, KY. Later they moved to Memphis where he began working for RCA. L.C. then started his own Contracting company, Omega General Contractors, Inc. in Memphis. He served on the Board of Directors for Trustmark National Bank, served on the Economic Development Committee of Desoto County, and was Past-President of the Associated Builders and Contractors of Tennessee. He was a member of Longview Heights Baptist Church in Olive Branch, MS, where he served as Deacon and taught Sunday school and worked predominantly with the youth group. A very accomplished man with a heart of gold, he will be missed dearly by all who knew him.
Pryor Funeral Home is honored to serve the Vance family.
A Funeral Service celebrating his life will be held on Monday, January 11, 2021, at 11:00am at Pryor Funeral Home. There will also be visitation time with the family on Monday from 10:00am until service time at the funeral home. Bro. Jim Vance will be officiating with interment to follow at Vance Cemetery in Slate Springs.
He leaves behind his wife, Elizabeth Kay Sprayberry Vance of Southaven; daughter, Michelle Vance Doler and her husband Jody of Calhoun City; son, Kevin Vance and his wife Angel of Madison, MS; sisters, Eleanor Vance Shutt of Greenville, KY, Sylvia Vance of Calhoun City, and Christy Vance Hawkins and husband Mike of Columbus, MS; 5 grandchildren, Rigby Vance, Ruger Vance, Cooper Vance, Sharps Vance, and Catlin Doler; and a host of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Gideon’s Bible Ministries.
Expressions of sympathy may be left for the family at pryorfuneralhome.com.
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Stephen Brown

Posted at 12:09pm
My prayers are with you all. There is no replacing LC Vance. When I was a young man working at my uncle's insurance agency in Memphis, I was headed down to the Boy's Club camp down in Sardis with some folks to help rebuild some cabins and a bath house.
I asked LC if he had some scraps at one of his sites that I could scavenge for some lumber I needed. He told me to call Jimmy Whittington Lumber and charge to him anything I needed. I was blown away by his graciousness. We got everything ready for the kids and I will never forget him!
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Shelia Delony

Posted at 11:34am
Wonderful, Godly memories of Mr. L..C. when we served as his Pastor & Family.
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Kevi and Rose Hendrix

Posted at 11:17am
Kevin and I are praying for you all. L.C.’s impact in our lives are treasures never forgotten. He and Kay were such testimonies to the Lord and have left footprints for Christ everywhere.
Our love and prayers, Kevin and Rose
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Claudia Tidwell Harrell

Posted at 02:17am
I would like to send my deepest sympathy and love to Miss K Michelle and Kevin I met this wonderful family in the late 70s when I went to Longview Heights Baptist Church Michelle and I played softball there and her dad Mr. LC was our coach my fondest memories of him as he would always tell us at practice that he would cross his arms and do not swing at the ball until he uncrossed them I could never wait and he would give me that look that only Mr.L.C. could give. I know he will be missed by many but welcome to the arms of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ
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