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Barbara Nance

March 17, 1964 ~ July 8, 2018 (age 54)

Ms. Barbara Ann Anderson Nance was born on March 17, 1964 to the late Woodrow and Gladys Anderson.  She went to her heavenly home on July 8, 2018 in Oak Ridge, TN.  Barbara attended school in Oak Ridge and graduated from Tennessee School of Beauty in Oak Ridge, TN.  Barbara spent her earlier years as hair stylist and her later years as a caregiver, which was her passion. While living in Chattanooga, TN she worked in the cafeteria at Memorial Hospital prior to relocating to Knoxville, TN.   Barbara loved the Lord and her family.  She was a mother, sister, aunt and friend to all who knew her. Preceded in death by her father and mother; Woodrow and Gladys Anderson, grandmothers; Phyllis Anderson and Mary Ellen Evans, grandfathers; Dewey Anderson, Sr. and Frank Johnson, uncles; William, Dewey, and Richard (Pete) Anderson, aunts; Alice B. Anderson, Fannie Ball and Bertha Larry, brothers; Woodrow (Bubba) Anderson, Jr., James Melvin (Cowboy) Anderson, sister, Mary Anderson Martin, nephews; Terry and Ronnie Patton, niece; Johnisha Anderson and brother-in-law, Norris Patton Sr.

 She leaves to always cherish her memories, two loving and devoted sons, Morris, Jr. (Pookie) of Kentucky and Joshua Nance, Oak Ridge, TN, sisters; Dorothy  Patton of Jackson, MS; Mary Alice Anderson of Oak Ridge, TN, Gloria Anderson Batiste and Phyllis Watts of Knoxville, TN and Vickie Thompson of  Oak Ridge, TN, brother David (Andrea) Anderson of Chattanooga, TN; aunts; Robbie Mae Anderson of Oak Ridge, Vera Anderson of  Knoxville, TN, sister-in-law; Delores Anderson, nieces; Shalonda (Christopher)Taylor, Kia Batiste, Angel Thompson, Danielle Anderson and Kenisha Anderson, Renee Weatherspoon; nephews; Norris and Brian Patton, Toriano (Shawn) Anderson, Benjamin Anderson, James Watts, Jr., Hakeem (Jerome) Anderson, Joseph Thompson, Antwan Martin, Jacques & Marques Anderson, and Shawn Wright Anderson; cousins; Vernistine Anderson, Shirley and Timothy (JoAnn) Kirk, Richard (Tina) Whitt, Dewey III and Lakeisha Anderson, William, Connie, Sue & Tonette Bates, Carnell Henderson, Catherine Allen, Anita Dotson, Rayshell Booker, Dennis (Judy) Ferguson & family, Bobby (Terri) Evans & Family, Ronnie Evans & Evans Family, Effie King & McDermott Family, Sara Lee Jones & Evans Family, and Sherry Witt Farmer & family; special friends; Juanita Milton, Linda Clark, Elsie Cox, Kathy Blue, Regina Wood, Anthony Gulley, Warren King & family and Kelvin Jackson (Hank); ex-husband, Morris Nance, Sr., Julienne Nance, Gregory Patterson, Dominique Santos and kids; and a host of great nieces and nephews, cousins, friends and extended family.

Saturday, July 14, 2018, the family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. with service to follow at True Light Missionary Baptist Church, 3229 George Light Road, Knoxville, TN 37931.  Elder Darris Waters officiating.  Interment will immediately follow at Oak Ridge Memorial Park where a white dove release will conclude the service.  Flowers may be delivered to the church the morning of the service.  Professional arrangements entrusted to Patton Funeral Home, Brian L. Buckmon, LFD 1-800-824-8283 or

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