Lorene McCubbins Dance
Lorene McCubbins Dance
  • March 29, 1926 - April 17, 2017
  • Ridgeway, Virginia

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Lorene McCubbins Dance, 91, of Ridgeway, passed away Monday, April 17, 2017 at her residence. She was born in Pittsylvania County, March 29, 1926 to Rufus Lee McCubbins and Mary Ellen Hardy McCubbins. Lorene was a graduate of Whitmell High School and retired from Leggett (Belk) Department Store after 22 years of service. She was a member of Ridgeway United Methodist Church and was also a Red Cross Volunteer.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde Wesley Dance; a sister, Thelma Townsend and four brothers, Harold, Irvin, Edwin and Marvin McCubbins.

Surviving are two daughters, Carolyn Dance of Ridgeway, Sylvia Dance Handy and husband, Roger of Virginia Beach; three grandchildren, Dr. Wesley L. Handy (Zhanara), Marshall A. Handy (Alison), Emily M. Handy; six great-grandchildren, Odelia, Isaiah, Aaron, Angela, Micah and Levi Handy; several nieces and nephews.

The funeral service will be held Friday, April 21, 2017 at 11 AM at Ridgeway United Methodist Church with the Rev. Chris Donald and Dr. Wesley Handy officiating. Interment will follow in Mountain View Cemetery.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the funeral service at the church.

Memorials may be made to Ridgeway United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 78, Ridgeway, VA 24148.

Arrangements are by McKee-Stone Funeral Home in Martinsville.
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