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Effie Vance Mills

April 1, 1938 ~ November 5, 2021 (age 83)



Effie Vance Mills, 83, of Largo, FL, formerly of Harts, WV, departed this life on Friday, November 5, 2021, from her residence.

Born April 1, 1938, at Harts, WV, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Velva Vance.

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by one son, Richard Timothy Dingess; grandchildren, Benjamin Lucas, Angel Lucas, Quinten Lucas; siblings, Rev. Ward Vance, Lawson Vance, Cleve Vance, Lloyd Vance, Bonnie Workman, Virginia Workman, Dolly Adkins, and Essie Watts.

Effie was a devoted Christian and a member of the Little Harts Freewill Baptist Church. She loved cooking, gardening, and spending time with her family.

Those left to cherish her memory are her children, Ellen Boutwell of Largo, FL, Marcia Lucas of Pigeon Forge, TN, and Tony (Renee) Dingess of Willow Wood, Ohio; her grandchildren, Tinia (John) Creamer, John Lucas, Alana Lucas, Natane Dingess, Thomas Boutwell, and Kassandra Boutwell; her great-grandchildren, Piper Gillenwater, Parker Boutwell, Christian Stratton, BashaA Lucas, Jack Creamer, and Heath Creamer; her siblings, Rev. Mose Vance, Rev. Clifford (Debbie) Vance, and Mayme (Harley) Wiley. Additionally, Effie also leaves behind a host of extended family and friends.

Funeral services will be conducted at 12:00 p.m. Friday, November 12, 2021, at the Evans Funeral Home Chapel in Chapmanville, WV, with Rev. Moses Vance officiating.

Burial will follow in the Vance Cemetery at Little Harts, WV. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, November 11, 2021, at the Evans Funeral Home Chapel in Chapmanville, WV.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Evans Funeral Home, P.O. Box 4500 Chapmanville, WV 25508.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Evans Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Chapmanville, WV.


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November 11, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Evans Funeral Home
334 Crawley Creek Rd.
Chapmanville, WV 25508

Funeral Service
November 12, 2021

12:00 PM
Evans Funeral Home
334 Crawley Creek Rd.
Chapmanville, WV 25508

November 12, 2021

Vance Cemetery
Little Harts Creek Rd.
Harts, WV 25524

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