Mary Jo Barnes Chance

Published 6:44 pm Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Mary Jo Barnes Chance was born April 1, 1942, as the 11th of 12 children. She died May 2, 2017.

She is survived by her husband, John W. Chance Sr.; children, Connie (John) Rogers of Millbrook, John W. (Jeannie) Chance Jr. of Clanton and Randy Chance of Valley Grande; sisters, Jean (Clyde) Edward, Lucille Crocker, Pauline Lane, Maxine Stockman and Christine Hale; and a number of nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Marshall D. and Ora S. Barnes; half-brother, Luther; brothers, Floyd, James, Braxton, Jackson and Tommy; as well as, two very special friends, Kathleen Wade Fancher and Vivian Larson.

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Graveside services will be Friday, May 5, 2017, at 2 p.m. in Pineview Memory Gardens with the Rev. Donald Harris officiating and Selma Funeral Home directing. Visitation will be prior to the service from 12-2 p.m. in the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Ronald Barnes, Robert “Berry” Vines, Joe Adkison, John John Fancher, Quintus Williamson and Earle Green. Honorary pallbearers are life-long friend, Allen Fancher and special great-nephew, David Vines, who loved to come visit Aunt Jo.

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