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Myron Nelson Lance

Myron Nelson Lance, age 62, of Mena passed away March 3, 2015 in Mena, Arkansas.

He was born May 15, 1952 and raised in the Shady Grove community to the late Joseph Nelson Lance and the late Ardie Lee Davis. He graduated from Mena High School then went to work for Dix Foundry, and also work for the forestry service. Mr. Lance also worked for Bob Gordon’s livestock barn, Lane Poultry, Renova, U.S. Motors, Tyson at Waldron and he presently was employed at Wal-Mart Super Store in Mena. He enjoyed bow hunting and raising cattle and was an avid fan of Jeopardy. He was a loving and kind brother, uncle, and friend to all who knew him. He will be dearly missed by all.

He is survived by sisters, Marilyn Krepps and husband Marvin, of Ponca City, Oklahoma, Inez Foster of Dickinson, Texas, Susan Lance of Mena, Arkansas; nieces and nephews, Linda Foster of LaMarque, Texas, Shannon Fernandisse of League City, Texas, Yvone Powers of Keller, Texas, Melissa Krepps of Tampa, Florida, Paul Wehba of Ft. Worth, Texas, Matt Krepps of Boston Massachusetts, Will Foster of Houston, Texas; great-nieces, Kim Foster and Destiny Fernandisse of League City, Texas, Megan Powers of Keller, Texas, Taylor Krepps of Boston, Massachusetts; great-nephew, Tyler Powers of Keller, Texas; great-great nephew, Raymond Burnett of League City, Texas; numerous cousins and relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Joe and Ardie Lance, and a sister, Carolyn Lance Wehba.

Funeral service will be Saturday, March 7, 2015, 10:00 a.m. at Beasley Wood Chapel with Brother Dino Winegarten officiating. Interment will follow in the Pinecrest Memorial Park under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.

Pallbearers will be Will Stricklin, Harold Dean Davis, Gene Lance, Wayne Lance, Otis Bissell, and Jordan Strickland.

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