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“My heart aches for your family. Hold on to the wonderful memories. We pray that God will comfort your family during this time. ”
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“Mrs. Judy, I'm so sorry to hear about Mr. Mace! I will keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers. We always enjoyed seeing y'all and you...Read More »
3 of 16 | Posted by: Lori Hundley - Jonesboro, AR

“Vance was a close friend during school and I know he will be missed by all. He was a super fellow and I was happy to be his friend. My condolences...Read More »
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“So sorry for you loss, thinking of you and the family during this times. A Friend Always Margaret and Denny Veach ”
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“Judy, Jason,&Ginger, Gail and I are so sorry for your loss, Butch was a good friend and loyal customer. We pray for God's strength for his family...Read More »
6 of 16 | Posted by: Dennis & Gail Farmer - AR

“Vance was a special person. I really did like him a lot. We were good friends in school. Our prayers are with his family. RIP Vance ”
7 of 16 | Posted by: John and Pat Ellis - friends

“Our condolences to the family. Vance was a nice man. We played golf with him many times in the past. ”
8 of 16 | Posted by: Don Barrett - Jonesboro, AR

“Our condolences to the family. We playedgolf with Vance many times in Manila in the past. We know he will be missed by his family and friends. ...Read More »
9 of 16 | Posted by: Ron Brooks - Jonesboro, AR

“Dear Family: It is with sorrow I read about the passing of Vance. May God give you peace and strength during your time of sorrow. ”
10 of 16 | Posted by: Melvin L. Browning, Clinton , Ar

“Rest in Peace, good buddy. Thanks for being a big part of the 1965 graduating Lions of MHS. Catch up with you later... Dr. G ”
11 of 16 | Posted by: Rick Griffin

“Dear Family of Vance, the Manila High School Alumni & Class of 1965 extend to you our deepest condolences at this time. Vance was well-liked in...Read More »
12 of 16 | Posted by: MHS ALUMNI & CLASS OF '65

“Dear Judy & Family, so sorry to hear about Vance. He was always a very nice person, since I first met him in high school. You are in my thoughts and...Read More »
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“So sorry for your loss we are praying for you at this time of need love to all the family Richard &Diana Key ”
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“Jason, Ginger, and Judy sorry to have learned of your loss. May god be with you all. Corby Dieu ”
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Vance Mace, Jr. age 66, of Manila, passed from this life, Sunday, January 27, 2013 at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. Born at Dyess, he was the son of the late William Vance Mace, Sr. and Lottie Veda Scott Mace and had been a lifelong area resident. He was a 1965 graduate of Manila High School and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Manila. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Fallon Olivia Mace.

Survivors include his wife, Judy Bolin Mace of the home

1 son and daughter-in-law, Jason and Courtney Mace of Paragould

1 daughter and son-in-law, Ginger and Tony Johnson of Jonesboro

3 grandchildren; Callie Elizabeth Mace, Garrett Vance Mace, and Mace Andrew Johnson

He also leaves a sister and brother-in-law, Alice and Ray Banks of Paragould
3 nieces; Deana Forrester, Tennille Roberts, LeAnn Mace and 1 nephew, Scott Mace
4 great-nieces and 7 great-nephews.

Funeral service will be 1pm Wednesday at the Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Manila with Rev. Ray DIll officiating. Burial will follow in Pine Log Cemetery near Brookland. The family will receive visitors from 6-8pm Tuesday evening at the funeral home. Guest register

Funeral Home
Howard Funeral Service
201 E. 3rd Street Leachville, AR 72438
Tel. (870) 539-6357