Burnace L. Pence, age 83, of Webb City, Mo., passed away Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, following a recent decline in health.
He was born July 22, 1934, in Webb City, Mo.,to Dr. Perly and Flora (Dills) Pence. He lived most of his life in Webb City and Carterville.
Burnace graduated from Webb City High School and served in the United States Army. He attended the former Joplin Junior College. Burnace worked as a warehouseman for Guys Potato Chip, in Joplin, Mo. and Tulsa, Okla.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Robert Pence, of Webb City.
Burnance is survived by two daughters, Judy Boulton and husband, Craig, Bozeman, Mont., Debra Foote and husband, Chris, Olathe, Kan.; one son, David Pence and wife, Deborah, Beaver Falls, Pa.; 10 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two sisters, Sue Turner, Webb City, and Carole Harding, Joplin; as well as numerous extended family and friends.
Following his wishes, Burnace has been taken for cremation and a memorial service will be held at a later date.
Published on February 26, 2018