Audra Vance

Audra Vance

NORMAL – Audra M. Vance, 88, of Normal passed away at 7:25 a.m. on Oct. 20, 2012, at the McLean County Nursing Home, Normal.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, at the Bement Township Cemetery, Bement. The Rev. Marsha Frederick will officiate.

Audra was born June 28, 1924, in Continental, Ohio, the daughter of Fred C. and Ethel M. Coffin. She married George E. Vance Jr. in Bement on April 21, 1946. George preceded her in death on Feb. 18, 2010.

Audra lived with her husband, George, in Bloomington for many years before retiring to Green Valley, Ariz., in 1981. While living in Bloomington, she worked at The Pantagraph.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother. She is survived by a brother, Ray Coffin, of Richland, Va., and Audra was a loving aunt to many nieces and nephews.

Roux - Hinds Funeral Home, 348 N. Piatt St., Bement, has been entrusted by her family to honor Audra's life.