4/1/12 — Imogene Walker Lance

Funeral services for Mrs. Imogene Walker Lance, age 77, of Manchester, will be conducted at 2:00 PM on Sunday, April 1, 2012 at Manchester Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Charles Williams officiating. 

Burial will follow in Rose Hill Memorial Gardens. 

Visitation with the family with be from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Saturday, March 31 at the funeral home. 

Mrs. Lance passed away on Thursday at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville.

Mrs. Lance was born in Scottsville, KY, the daughter of the late E.B. Walker, Sr. and the late Grace Hornback. 

She was employed with Pajama Corporation of America for 32 years.  She was an avid quilter.  During her stay at Manchester Healthcare, Imogene was known as the “puzzle lady” because of her love for working jigsaw puzzles and giving her completed puzzles away.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Lance was also preceded in death by her husband, Arnel Hilton Lance, who passed away in 2003. 

She is survived by her five children, Darletta Baltimore of Woodbury, Judy (John) Henson and Debbie (Dwight) Bryan of Manchester, Phyllis (Don) Bowden of Antioch, and Ronnie (Karen) Lance of Manchester; three siblings, E.B. (Alice) Walker, Jr. of Muncie, IN, Geraldine McKinley of Covington, GA, and James (Amelia) Walker of Sheboygan, WI; 16 grandchildren, and 15 great-grandchildren.

The family requests memorial donations be made to the Activity Department at Manchester Healthcare, Interstate Drive, Manchester, TN  37355.

Manchester Funeral Home is honored to serve the Lance family.