Rev. Charlie Nance, Jr., 79, of Pine Bluff passed away Wednesday, February 22, 2012. He was born in McGehee to the late Charlie Nance, Sr. and Julia (Jordon) Nance-Vinson.

Rev. Charlie Nance, Jr., 79, of Pine Bluff passed away Wednesday, February 22, 2012. He was born in McGehee to the late Charlie Nance, Sr. and Julia (Jordon) Nance-Vinson.

His survivors include wife, Sadie L. (Battles) Nance; sons, Jimmy Nance, Sr., Jerald Nance, Larry Nance, Sr., Charles Nance all of Pine Bluff; daughters, Terry Nance Gill of Phenix City, Ala., Lorri Nance Thornton of Corning, N.Y., Julia McCampbell of Phenix City, Ala.; brother, Hayard Nance of Pine Bluff; sister, Gloria Scoffield of St. Louis, Mo.; 25 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.

Service will be at 12 p.m. Friday, March 2, 2012 at New St. Hurricane Baptist Church by Rev. Calvee Cooper. Burial will be in Shiloh Cemetery by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff. Visitation will be from 5:00-6:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. The body will lie in state at the church from 11:15 a.m. until time of service.

The family will be at 4113 West 11th Avenue, Pine Bluff.