Dorothy McDade Vance

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Marvin S., D. D.
Oct. 13, 1905
July 15, 1966

Dorothy M.
Dec. 12. 1909
Dec. 30, 1997

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Entered Methodist Ministry 1931
Pastor, First Methodist Church Austin, Texas 1949 - 1962
Member, Board of Corrections 1959 - 1966
Member, Board of Directors, Salvation Army
Full Name: Dorothy McDade Vance
Location: Section:Republic Hill, Section 1 (C1)
Row:M  Number:11
Reason for Eligibility: Wife of Marvin S. Vance 
Birth Date: December 12, 1909 
Died: December 30, 1997 
Burial Date: January 3, 1998 

VANCE, DOROTHY MCDADE (1909 ~ 1997). The following is an obituary for Dorothy McDade Vance, spouse of Marvin S. Vance, former member of the Texas State Board of Corrections. She died December 30, 1997 and her obituary was published in the Austin American-Statesman on January 2, 1998.

"Dorothy McDade Vance of Austin, died Tuesday.

Memorial services will be held on Saturday, January 3, 1998 at the First United Methodist Church Chapel with the Dr. Don Benton officiating. The family will receive friends at Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Friday.

Dorothy was an active member of the First United Methodist Church of Austin and she loved cats.

She was preceded in death by her husband Rev. Marvin S. Vance. The family of Dorothy McDade Vance were some of the original settlers of Texas, her great-great grandfather founded Hempstead.

She is survived by her niece, Mrs. Edward M. Tighe; nephew, Rodgers P. Brown; great-nephew, Edward M. Tighe Jr. and wife, Patsy; James Rodgers Tighe and wife, Brenda, and their sons, Preston and Logan.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Kindness Foundation, 972-223-5463 or The Humane Society 124 W. Anderson Lane, Austin, Tx. 78752 or the Junior Helping Hand Home for Children 3804 Ave. B., Austin, Tx. 78751.

Arrangements by Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home, 3125 N. Lamar, 452-8811."

Further information available through the Texas State Cemetery research department.

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