Obituary Donated by Bill and Gina Smith

From The Barbourville Mountain Advocate March 21, 2002

Mrs. Flora Audrey Chance, 84, of Barbourville, passed away Saturday morning, March 16, 2002 in the Knox County Hospital's Long Term Care Unit. She was a daughter of the late Silis and Eva Warfield Teague, born on March 7, 1918 at Teague, KY. Mrs. Chance was a former homemaker and member of the Old Poplar Creek Baptist Church and the Eastern Star. On September 2, 1.938, she was united in marriage to Edward Chance and to this union two children were born. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Edward, oil October 22, 1975; one son, William Sharold Chance; two sisters, Hazel Teague and Sarah Smith; and eight brothers, Albert, Alex, Arthur, Theodore, Ren, Walter, Raymond and Bill Teague. Survivors include one daughter, Jana Couch and husband Eddie, of Barbourville; one sister, Marie Killion of Williamsburg; eight grandchildren, Melinda Chance Mills and husband Mark, Michelle Chance Partin and husband Johnny, Cheryl Chance Gibson and husband Franky, Edward Wayne Mason and wife Connie, Thea Andrea Mason, Ashley Nicole Couch, April Couch Martin and husband Tim, and Amanda Couch Barnes and husband, Jerry; ten greatgrandchildren, Jessi Lynn Mills, Patricia Sue Mills, Joshua Partin, Eric Gibson, Rachel Gibson, Audrey Mylea Couch, her namesake, Brooklyn Jade Martin, Timothy Braxton Martin, Jerry Dakota Barnes and Brittany Blaine Mason; several nieces and nephews; among other loved ones and dear friends who moum her passing. Funeral services were conducted in the chapel of the Knox Funeral Home Tuesday, March 19 at 11:00 A.M. with Rev. Russell Jones and Rev. Terry Broughton officiating. Mrs. Chance was laid to rest in the Pine Hill Cemetery in Corbin. Casket-bearers were Edward Mason, John Partin, Mark Mills, James Teague, Franky Gibson, Ronnie Gibson, John Ferguson and Deber Yother. Honorary bearers will be the staff of the Knox County Hospital's Long Term Care Unit and the Med-Surg Unit, Expressions of sympathy may go to the American Cancer Society in loving memory of Mrs. Chance. Arrangements were under the direction of the Knox Funeral Home.


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