William E. "Bill" Lorance
Funeral for William E. "Bill" Lorance, 87, will be Saturday, January 11, 2014, at 1 p.m. at Peck Funeral Home Chapel with Lamar Gerstman, Wesley Stewart, Parker Stewart, and Reverend Cecil Berry officiating. Burial will be in New Friendship Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday, January 11, 2014, from 10:30 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.
Mr. Lorance died on Sunday, January 5, 2014, at Midwest Regional Medical Center in Oklahoma. He was born November 8, 1926, in Morgan County to Marvin Roth Lorance and Annie Mae Berry Lorance. He was a self- employed finance manager. He was preceded in death by his wife, Grace (Bullard) Lorance; son, Jerry Lorance; daughter, Beverly York, an infant daughter, Joyce Catherine Lorance, and his parents.
Survivors include two sons, Kenneth Lorance of Somerville and Bruce Lorance of Moulton; two daughters, Gaylon Compton of Oklahoma and Sharon Gerstman of Decatur; three sisters, Virginia Green and Frances Bishop, both of Decatur, and Ann Entrekin of Georgia; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be grandsons and nephews.
Peck Funeral Home
1600 Hwy 31 Sw Hartselle, AL 35640
Published in the Decatur Daily on Jan. 10, 2014