Alma Diane Vance
Alma Diane Vance, 76, of Flatwoods, KY, answered her savior's call Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, at Oakmont Manor.
She was the daughter of Lauretta Barnhart Trimble and Etra Ivel Trimble. She was a life-long member of the First Christian Church, now Bridges Christian Church, in Russell, KY, and a volunteer at Bon Secours Hospital. Mrs. Vance also enjoyed playing cards at the Russell Senior Center and in several card clubs with many friends. She was also a proud supporter of Compassion International, Disabled Veterans and several other charitable organizations.
Diane was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Ret. Sargent Major Lester Allen Vance; mother Lauretta Trimble; father Ivel Trimble; and stepmother, Dorothy Trimble.
Surviving relatives include her sons, Danny Joe (Michelle) Tackett of Russell, KY, David Vance of San Francisco, CA, Harold (Jeanette) Vance of Sheffield, United Kingdom; daughter Lesley Danay Blair of Treasure Island, FL; sister, Patricia Fraley of Columbus, OH, and Larry Jo Tackett, a very special friend in her life. Also surviving are her beloved grandchildren, Brittany (Josh) Haehlen of Lexington, KY, Anna Tackett of Greenup, KY, Kelly Workman of Dallas, TX, Claudia Cofield and Alexander Cofield of Sheffield, United Kingdom; three great-grandchildren, Evelyn Haehlen, Violet Haehlen, both of Lexington, KY, and Caleb Passmore of Sheffield, United Kingdom and a long list of other family and friends that were near and dear to her heart.
Flowers are welcomed; donations are also suggested to the Community Hospice, Friends of Hospice Foundations.
Funeral services will be at noon, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019, at Carman Funeral Home in Flatwoods, KY. Burial will follow in the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North East.
Visitation will be after 11:00 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Published on December 7, 2019


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Kim Tackett
Dec 11, 2019
To Danny, Danay and all of Diane's family I send you love. I know you have wonderful and loving memories of Diane that will be with you always just as so many of us do. With love and sadness, Kim