Pulliam Funeral Chapel - Oblong

Oliaf "Pod" Lorance, 93 of Oblong, Illinois

Oliaf “Pod” Lorance, 93, Oblong, Illinois

Visitation: 6:00 – 8:00 P.M. Tuesday, June 22, 2010 & Wednesday 8 A.M. Until Time Of Service

Funeral Service: 10:30 A.M. Wednesday June 23, 2010, Pulliam Funeral Home, Oblong, IL

Memorials: Lincolnland Hospice Or Oblong Schools Academic Foundation – Envelopes at or may be mailed to the Funeral Home.

   Oliaf L. “Pod” Lorance, 93, Oblong, Illinois passed away Saturday, June 19, 2010, at the Ridgeview Care Center, Oblong.  Born in Crawford County, the Pierceburg / Greenbrier area on December 7, 1916, she was the daughter of Harlin Edgar Hill and Leora Gertrude (Neeley) Hill.  She was retired from L. S. Heath & Sons where she worked on the candy lines.  She was a member of the Oblong Evangelical United Methodist Church.  Pod enjoyed working in her yard, her flowers, watching hummingbirds and her family.
   On February 18, 1932, she married Chloris M. “Buster” Lorance, who preceded her in death on May 20, 2007.  Also preceding her in death were her parents; three brothers, Ogal “Speck” Hill, Oral “Joe” Hill and Roy “Jim” Hill; five sisters, Ellen Ikemire, Velma “Tim” Persinger, Dorothy “Dot” Davis, Mary Goff and Marie Woods; half brother Wilson Hill and two half sisters Clede Mann & Maude McCrory.
   Pod is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Larry G. & Norma Lorance; one daughter, Anita L. Catt; four grandchildren, Rick & Sue Catt, Debbie & Billy Spivey, Lori & Tim Hetzler and Peggy & Brian Weigele; nine great-grandchildren, Mandy Catt, Brad & Sara Heilwagen, Lucas & Beth Catt, J. D. Hetzler, Brandon Catt, Nick Pressley, Christine Spivey, Ross Hetzler and Bailey Spivey; three great-grandchildren, Daniel Catt, Adam Heilwagen, and Hannah Catt; two sisters-in-law, Pauline Hill and Lorraine Lorance and several nieces and nephews.
   Burial will be in the Oblong Cemetery.



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