William Glen Nance, 84, of Winters, passed away Saturday, September 18, 2010 at his home. He had been an area resident for 56 years.
Glen was born July 6, 1926 in Jerusalem, Arkansas to Earley and Lila Nance. He quit school in the sixth grade to help support his family by working on farms. In 1943, Glen married Bernice Yaney. Shortly after, he joined the U.S. Army where he served as a nurse during WWII for two years. In 1954, Glen moved his family from Missouri to California and settled down in Winters at his house on Edwards Street. In 1990 his wife, Bernice, died after 47 years of marriage. In 1991 Glen married Mozelle Estes and spent 18 years with her, until here passing in June 2009. Glen took great pride in his home and yard and enjoyed tending to his orange tree and tomato garden. He was a hardworking, self-educated man, who gave his all to God and his family.
Glen is survived by his children: Carolyn (Ed) Rutledge of Dixon, Linda (Nick) Creed of Rio Vista, Darrell (Pam) Nance of Chester, Rosemary (Anthony) Martinez of Durham and Darla (Mike) Chute of Northville, Michigan; 13 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. He is also survived by Mozelles children: Wayne (Margo Sharon) Estes of Salem, Oregon, Susan Estes of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and Glenda (Bill) Landon of Mount Vernon, Washington as well as numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; sisters: Mildred Everett of Alabama, Iva (Ed) Kelly of Winters and Dorene Crites of Winters.
A time of visitation will be held Thursday, September 23, 2015 from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. at Wiscombe Funeral Home, 34 Main Street in Winters. Funeral services will be held Friday, September 24, 2010 at 10:00 A.M. at Discovery Worship Center, 315 Edwards Street in Winters. Interment will follow at Winters Cemetery.