Anita Vance, 92, of North Vernon, died at 7:43 a.m. Sunday, January 9, 2022, at Ascension St. Vincent Jennings County Hospital.

Funeral services were conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday, January 12, 2022, at Tea Creek Baptist Church. Rev. Philip Elliott officiated. Burial took place at Tea Creek Cemetery. Sawyer-Pickett Funeral and Cremation Service are entrusted with the arrangements.

Mr. Vance graduated from Paris Crossing High School in 1947. She had worked for over 20 years in several government offices, eventually retiring from Jennings County Courthouse. She was a member of Tea Creek Baptist where she had taught Sunday School throughout the years. Known as “Neatsie” to many, she was known for her extended family gatherings, complete with hayrides and walks through the woods. She also enjoyed sewing.

Born November 27, 1929, in Midway, Kentucky, Mrs. Vance was the daughter of Cecil and Lummie King Shumate. She was united in marriage to Evert Lee Vance January 2, 1948, in Scottsburg and he preceded her in death February 27, 2011.

Survivors include daughters, Kathie Maschino of Hayden, and Karen Perry of North Vernon; sons, Michael (Linda) Vance and Barry (Sandy) Vance, both of North Vernon; sister, Ledell McConnell of Scipio; grandchildren, Troy (Missy) Vance, Nikki (Chad) Ebinger, Vanessa Vance, Trevor Vance, Trent Vance, Amanda (Jeff) Morrison, Sally (Eric) Woods, Andy (Courtney) Maschino, Sara (Joe) Leuthold, Jeremy Miller, Tim (Pam) Miller, and Ryan (Rebekah) Miller; and 24 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Cecil and Lummie Shumate; husband, Evert Lee Vance; sister, Irene Wynn; son-in-law, Edward Maschino; and great-granddaughter, Jordyn Vance.

Memorials can be made through the funeral home to the Jordyn Vance Scholarship Fund

or the Tea

Creek Cemetery.