Mary Ruth Vance was born on March 18, 1932, in Waxahachie, TX to William Alva Sharp and Beulah Lowry Sharp. She passed away on July 18, 2017. Mary married Harvey Lee Vance on August 9, 1952, also in Waxahachie, TX. They had a stillborn son, Patrick Lee Vance in August 1953. They moved to Midlothian in the mid-1960’s and raised their family there.

She is survived by her children, Judith ”Judy” Gail Ford and husband, Harley, Glenn Harvey Vance and wife, Tammy, grandchildren, Jason Glenn Vance, David Lee Ford, Justin Dwayne Oelgeschlager and Kaleigh Nicole Acquah, great-grandchildren, Jayden Nicole Vance and Cole David Ford, sisters, Marguerite Sharp and Laverne Bryant and husband, Roy, brother, Travis Sharp and wife, Sharon, special-niece, Ava Cook and many more nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be on Friday, July 21, 2017, 9:00-10:00 a.m. and services will follow at 10:00 a.m. at Midlothian Funeral Home.

Arrangements by Midlothian Funeral Home, 200 E. Ave. E, Midlothian, Texas 76065. 972-723-9884. midlothianfh.com